Office of Satellite Operations
NESDIS Lunchtime Seminars
The NESDIS community has grown substantially in terms of
acquiring new technology, new methodology, capability and
personnel. There are now people of varying discipline and levels
of expertise. The operation of satellites is an integration of all
these disciplines and persons. It is often desired to share the
information one has learned as well as gather new information. A
forum such as a lunchtime seminar would meet these interests.
While we may have survived without them in the past perhaps, the
atmosphere is now primed for information sharing in a more formal
yet informal setting.
Lunchtime seminars (LTS) provide a valuable opportunity for
voluntary exchange of technical and nontechnical ideas. The forums
would highlight the work of NESDIS personnel and its contractors.
They provide a venue for those that are seeking technical insight
on a given subject and to further their technical outlook. For the
presenter, it is an opportunity to share what they have learned,
discovered, or even imagined. For the attendees, the seminars
expand their knowledge and most of all generate creative
approaches to problems. Attendees also provide feedback to the
The seminars are open to all NOAA employees and contractors.
Special guests from the outside may be invited. Seminars are
held initially, every 1st Thursday of each month, in
the event of a holiday falling on or very close to that day we
will go to the next Thursday. The time frame will be from 12:00
noon to 12:45pm with 30 minutes for presentation and 15minutes for
If you would like to contribute and speak at this seminars, please
send an email to Richard.James@noaa.gov
with your topic of discussion.
Click here for a schedule of presentations
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