IASI A Spot

New IASI newsletter now available

IASI A Spot
IASI A Spot

The first annual newsletter about the Metop IASI instrument and IASI data is now available to download.

Last Updated

12 May 2021

Published on

12 May 2021

The newsletter, available to download as a pdf, has been compiled by the IASI/IASI-NG Sounding Science Working Group (ISSWG), and includes:

  • Studies on uses of IASI data.
  • IASI product lists.
  • Status of both IASI and the future IASI-NG.
  • Coming events.
  • Research papers from 2020.

Highlights

  • The first climate record of atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles retrieved from IASI measurements was reprocessed and validated at EUMETSAT.
Metop-A IASI TCWV
Total column water vapour retrieved from Metop-A – Monthly mean 08/2007-2018
  • Met Office figures show IASI remains the dominant instrument assimilated in the Met Office Global NWP System in 2020.
  • ECMWF enhanced the operational use of IASI in February 2020 to make simultaneous use of all three Metop satellites in their global 4D-Var assimilation system.

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