Precipitation Estimation and Analysis Using Remotely Sensed Information | July 8 - 10, 2020

Location: University of California - Irvine, UC Irvine

Matin Rahnamay Naeini / University of California, Irvine
Phu Nguyen / University of California, Irvine
Kuo-lin Hsu / University of California, Irvine
Soroosh Sorooshian / University of California, Irvine
Amir AghaKouchak / University of California, Irvine
Mojtaba Sadegh / Boise State University
Yang Hong / University of Oklahoma


Topics Covered

  • Introduction to remotely sensed precipitation data and PERSIANN dataset
  • Hands on practice working with different platforms for downloading and analyzing PERSIANN dataset
  • Hands on practice with the PERISANN data portal
  • Introduction to bias adjustment, and hands on bias adjustment of precipitation data
  • Introduction to multivariate analysis and hands on activity with PERSIANN dataset

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Requirements: 
    • Basic programming in MATLAB
    • Basic knowledge of statistics
  • Eligibility:
    • Current and incoming graduate students, post-docs, academics, and professionals working in hydrology or atmospheric science fields are encouraged to apply.
    • Due to facility regulations, participatns must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this workshop.


  • CUAHSI Member - Student Registration Fee - $500
  • Non-CUAHSI Member - Student Registration Fee - $550
  • CUAHSI Member - Professional Registration Fee - $600
  • Non-CUAHSI member - Professional Registration Fee - $650

Student Travel Grants: 

  • CUAHSI has a limited number of student travel grants available to graduate students and post docs enrolled in U.S. universities at the time of registration on a first-come, first-served basis for accepted students to help defray the cost of travel to the course. The travel grant can be used to cover domestic travel-related expenses and will be issued as a reimbursement after the completion of the workshop; all costs must be paid up front. 

Participants must apply to attend this workshop. Complete applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm EDT on April 8, 2020.

To apply for this workshop, click here.