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Science studies

Improving EUMETSAT product quality through scientific studies

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To continually improve quality and respond to end user needs, EUMETSAT conduct a range of scientific studies for the evolution of our operational products suite and for the development of new products.

Last Updated

12 October 2021

Published on

16 April 2020

Operational missions

Meteosat

Instantaneous retrieval of aerosol properties from geostationary imagers using i-AERUS-GEO

Sentinel-3

Level 1

Copernicus Sentinel-3 SLSTR thermal infrared uncertainties and level 1-0 monitoring

Atmosphere

AIRWAVE-SLSTR: an algorithm to retrieve TCWV from SLSTR measurements over water surfaces
Cloud top pressure development from Sentinel-3 OLCI
Improvement of the Copernicus Sentinel-3 OLCI Water vapour product - COWa
Sentinel-3 synergy cloud mask development
SLSTR AOD retrieval performance (SARP)

Ocean

Altimeter 1D-VAR Tropospheric Correction (AMTROC)
Evolution of a Bayesian cloud detection scheme
Ocean Colour Fluorescence product
Ocean Colour Bright Pixel correction
Ocean Colour Standard Atmospheric Correction module
Sea-ice surface temperature retrieval and validation for Copernicus Sentinel-3 Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer
Sentinel-3 Altimetry GPD+ Wet Tropospheric Correction
Sentinel-3 OLCI Inherent Optical Properties (IOP)
Spectral matching Atmospheric Correction for Sentinel Ocean colour measurements (SACSO)


Future programmes

EPS-SG

Atmosphere

ERA - Enhanced Retrieval of Aerosol properties: reference and NRT algorithm prototype for the 3MI mission
Geolocation Assessment/validation Methods for EPS-SG ICI and MWI (GAMES)
O2 band Cloud Top Pressure retrieval with METimage
Optimal interpolation scheme for MWI and ICI
Optimisation of the GRASP Algorithm for the 3MI L2 aerosol retrieval
Scattering properties of frozen hydrometeors at MW and sub-mm wavelengths
3MI cloud algorithm development support

Ocean

Characterisation of ocean surface roughness in NWP

Land

Snow Cover/Extent Demonstrator from Optical Sensors (SEDOS)


Multi-mission

Development of an alternative hyperspectral Moon phase reddening model
Geometrical quality assessment tool
Inter-comparison of satellite-based volcanic ash retrieval algorithms supporting WMO SCOPE-Nowcasting
Ocean Colour Multi-Mission Algorithm Prototype System (OMAPS)