Wednesday, April 20, 2016

PO.DAAC participated in a NASA Earthdata "Aquarius Data Visualization, Interpretation, Communication & Engagement (ADVICE)" webinar series in April 2016. During the 4-week session, participants learned how to:

  • Prepare data for their research
  • Master skills with salinity science & data experts
  • Get feedback on the effectiveness of their take-home message

Details on each session are provided below.

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 the 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