2012 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference

3-7 September, Sopot, Poland

EUMETSAT P.61

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Proceedings

Session 1 - Current and future satellites, instruments and their applications

Verbal presentations

Title Authors including Presenter File Size
Metop Second Generation Scatterometer mission Franco Fois, Chung-Chi Lin, Maurizio Betto, Hubert Barré, Graeme Mason, Marc Loiselet 1009 KB
Metop Second Generation 3MI mission Ilias Manolis, Jean-Loup Bézy, Maurizio Betto, Hubert Barré, Graeme Mason 2 MB
NPP ATMS instrument on-orbit performance Kent Anderson, Luvida Asai, James Fuentes, Nikisa George 717 KB
The NOAA Unique CrIS/ATMS Processing System (NUCAPS): One year in orbit Antonia Gambacorta, Chris Barnet, Walter Wolf, Mitch Goldberg, Thomas King, xiaozhen xiong, Nicholas Nalli, Eric Maddy, Murty Divakarla 550 KB
Status of the first satellite of the Global Change Observation Mission: Water (GCOM-W1) Misako Kachi, Keiji Imaoka, Masahiro Hori, Kazuhiro Naoki, Takashi Maeda, Arata Okuyama, Marehito Kasahara, Norimasa Ito, Keizo Nakagawa, Haruhisa Shimoda, Taikan Oki 3 MB
Land surface albedo and downwelling shortwave radiation from MSG geostationary satellite: Method for retrieval, validation, and impact assessment in NWP and LSM models Dominique Carrer, Jean-Louis Roujean, Jean-François Mahfouf, Catherine Meurey, Xavier Ceamanos, Olivier Hautecoeur, Jure Cedilnik 21 KB
Metop Second Generation: Radio Occultation Sounding Mission Salvatore D'Addio, Ville Kangas, Maurizio Betto, Hubert Barre', Marc Loiselet, Graeme Mason 244 KB
Approaching the first global Radio Occultation operational mission using constellation LEO satellites Nick Yen, Chen-Joe Fong, Guey-Shin Chang 2 MB
Metop Second Generation microwave sounding and microwave imaging missions Ville Kangas, Salvatore D'Addio, Maurizio Betto, Hubert Barre, Marc Loiselet, Graeme Mason 123 KB

Poster presentations

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Capabilities of the Havemann-Taylor Fast Radiative Transfer Code (HT-FRTC): Hyperspectral radiance simulations and atmosphere and surface retrievals Stephan Havemann, Jean-Claude Thelen, Jonathan P. Taylor 420 KB
Using geostationary imagery from high resolution model simulations to improve the characterization of current atmospheric motion vectors Niels Bormann, Angeles Hernandez-Carrascal, Régis Borde, Hans-Joachim Lutz, Steve Wanzong 436 KB
Derivation of mesoscale Atmospheric Motion Vectors using COMS images at KMA/NIMR Somyoung Kim, Jeong-Hyun Park, Mi-Lim Ou 2 MB
Atmospheric composition measurements in Northern Finland to support the calibration and validation of the IASI L2 products Rigel Kivi, Jukka Kujanpää, Osmo Aulamo, Pauli Heikkinen, Xavier Calbet, François Montagner, Holger Vömel 379 KB
New developments for the use of microphysical variables for the assimilation of IASI radiances in convective scale models Pauline Martinet, Nadia Fourrié, Florence Rabier, Vincent Guidard, Thibaut Montmerle, Pascal Brunel, Lydie Lavanant 560 KB
Forest fires detection, parameters retrieval and validation by geostationary SEVIRI sensor Pablo Salvador, Julia Sanz, Abel Calle, Javier Rodriguez, Jose Luis Casanova 71 KB
Observation of the Earth System with Meteosat/SEVIRI Simon Proud, Hector Nieto, Radoslaw Guzinski, Mendiguren Gorka, Monica Garcia, Inge Sandholt 6 MB

Session 2 - Monitoring climate and understanding climate processes with satellite data

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Contribution of satellite observations to the National Climate Observing System (GCOS Switzerland) Fabio Fontana, Nando Foppa, David Lugrin, Gabriela Seiz 3 MB
Water vapour column density product from GOME-2: Validation with independent satellite observations Margherita Grossi, Sander Slijkhuis, Diego Loyola, Bernd Aberle, Steffen Beirle, Kornelia Mies, Thomas Wagner, Hans Gleisner, Kent Baekgaard Lauritsen 2 MB
Use of OCA and APOLLO in Heliosat-4 method for the assessment of surface downwelling solar irradiance Zhipeng Qu, Philip Watts, Marion Schroedter-Homscheidt, Gerhard Gesell, Lars Klueser, Philippe Blanc, Mireille Lefèvre, Lucien Wald 2 MB

 

Poster Presentations

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Monitoring soil and vegetation fluxes of carbon and water at the global scale: The land carbon core information service of GEOLAND2 Dominique Carrer, J.-C. Calvet, C. Albergel, A. Barbu, S. Lafont, J.-F. Mahfouf, C. Szczypta, G. Balsamo, S. Boussetta, M. Balzarolo, A. Cescatti, F. Chevallier, J. de Vries, L. Kullmann, B. Szintai, F. Maignan, B. Poulter, D. Papale 899 KB
Monitoring climate and understanding climate processes based on satellite data Chali Debele 54 KB
Improving air temperature and precipitation climatologies in Greece with satellite data Haralambos Feidas, Athanasios Karagiannidis, Stavros Keppas 2 MB
Comparison of NOAA/AVHRR and LANDSAT/TM data in terms of research applications on thermal conditions in urban areas Monika Hajto, Jakub Walawender, Piotr Struzik 845 KB
Effect of sub-pixel broken clouds on the MSG-SEVIRI clear sky radiances and the shortwave cloud radiative effect Timo Hanschmann, Hartwig Deneke, Andreas Macke 614 KB
Assessment of Heliosat-4 surface solar irradiance derived on the basis of SEVIRI-APOLLO cloud products Zhipeng Qu, Armel Oumbe, Philippe Blanc, Mireille Lefèvre, Lucien Wald, Marion Schroedter-Homscheidt, Gerhard Gesell, Lars Klueser 446 KB
Solar radiation atlas for Spain based on surface irradiance data from the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring (CM-SAF) Juanma Sancho, Jesús Riesco, Carlos Jimenez, Mª Carmen Sánchez de Cos 3 MB

Session 3 - Atmospheric composition

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The status of implementation of the atmospheric composition related GMES missions Sentinel-4/Sentinel-5 and Sentinel-5p Paul Ingmann, Ben Veihelmann, Anne Grete Straume, Yasjka Meijer 104 KB
Learn-O-Matic: A fully automated machine learning suite for satellite retrieval applications Frank Sehnke, Martin Felder, Anton Kaifel 3 MB
Integrated trace gas validation and quality assessment system for the EUMETSAT Polar System Gaia Pinardi, Michel Van Roozendael, Jean-Christopher Lambert, Isabelle De Smedt, Nicolas Theys, José Granville, Katrijn Clémer, François Hendrick, Christophe Lerot, Jeroen Van Gent, Tim Vlemmix, Martine De Mazière, Andy Delcloo, Hugo De Backer, Huan Yu 2 MB
Automatic feature selection for combined IASI/GOME-2 ozone profile retrieval Martin Felder, Frank Sehnke, Anton Kaifel 5 MB

 

Poster Presentations

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An automatic self-learning cloud detection algorithm for MSG-SEVIRI Pablo Salvador, Abel Calle, Julia Sanz, Javier Rodriguez, Jose Luis Casanova 133 KB
Ultra-violet multispectral imaging cameras for validation of SO2 emissions Kerstin Stebel, Fred Prata, Franck Dauge, Adam Durant, Alvaro Amigo, Nicolae Ajtai 658 KB
A new method for in-flight degradation correction of GOME-2 Earth reflectance measurements, with application to the Absorbing Aerosol Index Lieuwe Tilstra, Olaf Tuinder, Piet Stammes 3 MB

Session 4 - The Hydrological Cycle

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Merged satellite information and ground measurements of the precipitation for hydrological modeling Snezhanka Balabanova, Georgy Koshinchanov , Dobri Dimitrov 686 KB
EUMETSAT LSA-SAF evapotranspiration products status and perspectives Alirio Arboleda, Nicolas Ghilain, Francoise Gellens-Meulenberghs 684 KB
Assessment of different water stress indicators based on EUMETSAT LSA-SAF products for drought monitoring in Europe Guadalupe Sepulcre, Andrew Singleton, Jürgen Vogt 1016 KB
The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission: Hydrological applications Chris Kidd, Arthur Hou 107 KB
Soil moisture from satellite: A comparison of Metop, SMOS and ASAR products Nazzareno Pierdicca, Luca Pulvirenti, Fabio Fascetti, Raffaele Crapolicchio, Marco Talone, Silvia Puca 425 KB
Snow cover monitoring from space for use in hydrological modeling Piotr Struzik, Monika Pajek, Mateusz Struzik 935 KB
Snow cover mapping using Metop/AVHRR and MSG/SEVIRI Niilo Siljamo, Markku Suomalainen, Otto Hyvärinen 2 MB
GPM Cold Season Precipitation Experiment (GCPEx) David Hudak, Walt Petersen, Gail Skofronick-Jackson, Mathew Schwaller, Paul Joe, Chris Derkson, Kevin Strawbridge, Mengistu Wolde, Pavlos Kollias, Ronald Stewart 425 KB
Precipitation products from the Hydrology SAF Alberto Mugnai, Vincenzo Levizzani, Stefano Dietrich, Elsa Cattani, Giulia Panegrossi, Daniele Casella, Sante Laviola, Paolo Sanò, Luigi De Leonibus, Francesco Zauli, Daniele Biron, Davide Melfi, Federico Porcù, Silvia Puca 259 KB
The impact of NEFODINA convective clouds identification in the rain rate retrieval of H-SAF Davide Melfi, Francesco Zauli, Daniele Biron, Antonio Vocino, Massimiliano Sist 619 KB
EUMETSAT Hydrological SAF H05 product development at CNMCA Antonio Vocino, Antonio Agresta, Daniele Biron, Luigi De Leonibus, Davide Melfi, Marco Petracca, Massimiliano Sist, Francesco Zauli 3 MB
MSG land surface temperature product as biogeophysical diagnostic parameter of terrestrial water status Julia Stoyanova, Christo Georgiev, Plamen Neytchev, Carla Barroso 230 MB

 

Poster Presentations

Title Authors including Presenter File Size
EUMETSAT Hydrological SAF precipitation suite at C.N.M.C.A. Daniele Biron, Francesco Zauli, Davide Melfi, Antonio Vocino, Leonardo Facciorusso, Alessandro Cheloni, David Palella, Giuseppe Leonforte, Alessandro Palazzo, Lucio Torrisi, Francesca Marcucci, Luigi De Leonibus 2 MB
Satellite-derived precipitaion estimations developed by the Hydrology SAF project: Case studies for the investigation of their accuracy and features in Hungary Judit Kerenyi 617 KB
A quality index for radar-based rainfall estimation and the impact of its introduction on the validation of H-SAF satellite precipitation products Angelo Rinollo, Gianfranco Vulpiani, Silvia Puca 1020 KB
Continuous snow cover maps derived through synergy of optical and microwave observations from EOS MODIS and AMSR-E Peter Romanov 698 KB
A satellite-based daily actual evapotranspiration estimation over East Asia Soo-Jae Park, Park Jeong-Hyun, Ou Mi-Lim , Han Kyung-Soo, Lee Min-Ji 3 MB

Session 5 - Sensor inter-calibration for climate data records

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Title Authors including Presenter File Size
Inter-comparison of IASI and ATSR IR channels Manik Bali 310 KB
Analysis of COMS infrared channel and visible channel calibration Dohyeong Kim, Ho-Seung Lee, Won-Seok Lee, Sunmi Na, Tae-Hyeong Oh 658 KB

Session 6 - Satellite-based observations of the oceans, including by Sentinel-3

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Long term CERES observations of the Baltic Sea Z. Peter Szewczyk, G. Louis Smith, David R. Doelling, Kory J. Priestley 2 MB
GlobWave: A global wave data portal Hugh Deighton, Clive Farquhar 705 KB
The ASCAT ultra-high resolution wind product Jur Vogelzang, Ad Stoffelen, Anton Verhoef 2 MB
ASCAT-B ocean calibration and wind product Jeroen Verspeek, Ad Stoffelen, Anton Verhoef, Jur Vogelzang, Marcos Portabella 367 KB

 

Poster Presentations

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Reviewing past extreme climatic events using satllite analyzed daily wind and sea surface temperature data Ndui Aikayo 2 MB
Production of multi-sensor SST with high resolution over East Asia at KMA Mee-Ja Kim, Mi-Lim Ou, Youngmi Kim, Sang-Boom Ryoo, Yign Noh, Eun-Jeong Lee, Naoki Hirose 733 KB
IASI L2Pcore sea surface temperature Anne O'Carroll, Thomas August, Pierre Le Borgne, Anne Marsouin 265 KB

Session 7 - Forecasting and Nowcasting

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Quantifying the contribution of cloud sources and sinks to AMV wind retrieval errors in a perfect model framework Peter Lean, Stefano Migliorini, Graeme Kelly 357 KB
Deep convective system's inner cloud top dynamics detection by thermal infrared satellite measurements combinations Renato Galante Negri, Luiz A. T. Machado, Régis Borde 728 KB
The impact of the High Resolution Winds in the ALADIN-Hungary model Mate Mile, Roger Randriamampianina 2 MB
Extending the use of surface-sensitive microwave channels in the ECMWF system Enza Di Tomaso, Niels Bormann 777 KB
NWC-SAF entering a new phase Pilar Fernandez 301 KB
The improvement of night-time cloud detection over snow-covered grounds in the NWCSAF/MSG cloud mask Herve Le Gleau, Marcel Derrien, Marie-Paule Raoul 665 KB
Latest developments in "NWCSAF/HRW High Resolution Winds" AMV calculation software Javier García Pereda, Régis Borde 7 MB
Using analyses of the information content of GOES/SEVIRI moisture products to improve very-short-range forecasts of the pre-convective environment Ralph Petersen, Robert Aune, Richard Dworak, William Line 6 MB
Improvement of convective initiation product for Meteosat satellites using NWC SAF high resolution wind and cloud type retrievals Zsofia Kocsis, Marianne König, John Mecikalski 2 MB
Meteosat convective initiation product with and without cloud tracking: Experiences Maria Putsay, Zsófia Kocsis, Ildikó Szenyán, Márta Diószeghy, Márk Rajnai, Marianne Koenig 2 MB
Blended "sandwich" image products in nowcasting Martin Setvak, Zdenek Charvat, Michaela Valachova, Kristopher Bedka 5 MB
Mature convective storms and their overshooting tops over Central Europe: Overshooting top height analysis for summers 2009-2011 Jan Kanak, Kristopher Bedka, Alois Sokol 2 MB
Precipitation estimation based on spectral and textural features of Meteosat multispectral infrared data Apostolos Giannakos, Haralambos Feidas 3 MB
Activities of the ESSL-EUMETSAT Convection Working Group Marianne König 528 KB
Lagrangian analysis of precipitation cells using satellite, radar, and lightning observations Akos Horvath, Fabian Senf, Hartwig Deneke, Malte Diederich, Clemens Simmer, Juergen Simon, Silke Trömel, Kathrin Wapler 400 KB

 

Poster Presentations

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Operational automated CB/TCU detection based on radar and satellite data Paul De Valk, Rudolf van Westrhenen 317 KB
Three-Dimensional Structure of Atmospheric Fronts and Precipitations Vladimir Gordin, P. L. Bykov 5 MB
Object-oriented method for fog monitoring Pilar Gumà Claramunt, Nicolau Pineda, Tomeu Rigo, Carlos Laredo, Roger Veciana 461 KB
Characteristics of Cold-Ring Pattern on Meteosat/SEVIRI IR satellite images over Slovenia and their relation to hail reports Mateja Irsic Zibert 9 MB
Characteristics of lightning activity in deep convective clouds with the overshooting tops Petra Mikus, Nata¨a Strelec Mahovic 515 KB
Assimilation of IASI radiances in the ALADIN model: Investigating the benefits of IASI data for operational use Bostjan Muri, Benedikt Strajnar, Mateja Irsic Zibert 697 KB
Extreme weather event - tornado - in Lithuania on 27 July 2011 Ieva Nariunaite 499 KB
Determination of atmospheric characteristics in the zone of action of extra-tropical cyclone Xynthia (February 2010) inferred from satellite measurement data Alexander Nerushev, Andrej Barkhatov 993 KB
Running SAFNWC MSG and PPS software on virtual machines Oana Nicola, Andrei Diamandi, Simona Oancea 7 MB
Satellite-observed IR window features atop deep convective storms Michaela Radova, Jindrich Stastka, Martin Setvak 999 KB
On severe convective storms over Central Europe: Satellite products within a case study Fabian Senf, Ákos Horváth, Hartwig Deneke, Malte Diederich, Clemens Simmer, Jürgen Simon, Silke Trömel, Kathrin Wapler 4 MB
Detection and analysis of anomalies in brightness temperature difference field above convective storms Jindrich Stastka, Michaela Radova 683 KB

Session 8 - Training

Verbal presentations

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ePort Natasa Strelec Mahovic 4 MB
EuMetCAL and training in satellite meteorology Tero Siili, Lisa Haga, Vesa Nietosvaara 177 KB
Developing forecaster competences: the FMI TOpMet programme Tero Siili, Pirkko Pylkkö, Janne Kotro, Anni Simola 178 KB

Session 9 - Data access for easy utilisation

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IDEA-I: A globally configurable IMAPP MODIS software package in support of air quality forecasts James Davies, Kathy Strabala, Eva Schiffer, Hung-Lung Huang, R. Bradley Pierce 2 MB