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24-28 April 2017, Budapest, Hungary

Satellite data and products play a key role in development of agrometeorological information and provision of effective services on food security and enhanced food production. To increase the use of satellite products among national meteorological services in south-eastern Europe WMO, EUMETSAT and FAO organised Training course on the use of satellite products for drought monitoring and agricultural meteorology applications.

The course was held at the Hungarian Meteorological Service in
Budapest between 24 and 28 April 2017 where agrometeorologists and satellite researches from 21 countries participated. During the week the participants heard about the different satellite products such as Land SAF surface temperature, evapotranspiration, NDVI, soil moisture of H-SAF and softwares which can help in detection and operative prediction of drought.

You can find more information and materials from the training here.