Instructor Biography: Tim Schmit
Tim Schmit, NOAA NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR)
Tim Schmit is at the Advanced Satellite Products Branch within NOAA's NESDIS Center for SaTellite Applications and Research (STAR) located in Madison, Wisconsin. Tim has played a key science role during the on-obit check-outs of GOES-8 through -15 and GOES-16. He also led the center point requests for the GOES-14 special 1-min rapid scans. Tim is the chair of two GOES-R series Algorithm Working Group (AWG) teams: imagery and soundings. Tim's direct role with GOES-R began in 1999 and has been a key player since.