Students from across Puerto Rico attended the NOAA CREST Summer Camp this week on the UPRM Campus. This afternoon, they attended a workshop by Dr. Eric Harmsen, which focused on the use of GOES-PRWEB for scheduling irrigation in Puerto Rico. Irrigation scheduling is important for water conservation and for achieving optimal crop yields. The presentation is provided below:
I received an email from Ernesto Rodriguez of the National Weather Service in San Juan this morning, regarding the rainfall data from NOAA’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS). GOES-PRWEB uses the AHPS, so until NEXRAD is back online, the GOES-PRWEB results will be questionable.
Here is the email from Ernesto: