Webinar: NASA Aquarius Data Training

Interested in NASA physical oceanography data and tools? Join us for a 4-week series starting Thursday, April 7 at 11am PT/2pm ET for NASA Aquarius Data Visualization, Interpretation, Communication and Engagement (ADVICE) webinar series.
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Dr. Tony Lee
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Jennifer Brennan
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We are pleased to offer a new approach to understanding how to access, customize, and share NASA data. The Aquarius Data Visualization, Interpretation, Communication and Engagement (ADVICE) webinar series will consist of one-hour sessions held each Thursday in April at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET. You can elect to audit any session or fully participate in the four-part series. Full participation will include posting draft data products and comments to NASA's Earthdata Wiki, with an option to present findings during an online poster session.

This training represents a great opportunity for scientists, including graduate students and potential new data users. During this 4-week session, participants will learn how to:

  • Prepare data for their research
  • Master skills with salinity science and data experts
  • Get feedback on the effectiveness of their take-home message
Session 1 (7 April 2016)
  • Learn the basics of Aquarius/SAC-D from Dr. Tony Lee, Aquarius PI, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Become familiar with Aquarius salinity data resources
  • Understand the structure of Aquarius data
Session 2 (14 April 2016)
  • Discover Aquarius data from NASA's Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC)
  • Access Aquarius data using a variety of tools
Session 3 (21 April 2016)
  • Use Aquarius Level-3 data visualization tools
  • Tips on communicating your “salinity story" effectively
Session 4 (28 April 2016)
  • Share their “salinity story” during an online poster session
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