Science Studies

Improving EUMETSAT product quality through scientific studies.

To maintain and improve the quality of the EUMETSAT products portfolio, as well as addressing the evolving end-user needs and applications, EUMETSAT supports targeted scientific studies for the evolution of the its operational products suite, and for the development of new products for current and future Earth Observation missions.

Algorithm studies
Cal/Val activities and field campaigns
Fiducial Reference Measurements: FRM
Test data and simulations studies
Instrument characterisation and products validation
Applications and Met Pathfinders studies


Algorithm Studies

3MI Cloud Algorithm Development Support
Characterisation of ocean surface roughness in NWP
ERA - Enhanced Retrieval of Aerosol properties: reference and NRT algorithm prototype for the 3MI mission
O2 band Cloud Top Pressure retrieval with METimage
Optimisation of the GRASP Algorithm for the 3MI L2 Aerosol Retrieval
Scattering properties of frozen hydrometeors at MW and sub-mm wavelengths
Snow Cover/Extent Demonstrator from Optical Sensors (SEDOS)

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

AIRWAVE-SLSTR: an algorithm to retrieve TCWV from SLSTR measurements over water surfaces
Altimeter 1D-VAR Tropospheric Correction (AMTROC)
Cloud top pressure development from Sentinel-3 OLCI
Copernicus Sentinel-3 SLSTR thermal infrared uncertainties and level 1-0 monitoring
Evolution of a Bayesian cloud detection scheme
Improvement of the Copernicus Sentinel-3 OLCI Water vapour product - COWa
Ocean Colour Bright Pixel correction
Ocean Colour Fluorescence product
Sentinel-3 OLCI Inherent Optical Properties (IOP)
Sea-ice surface temperature retrieval and validation for Copernicus Sentinel-3 Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer
SLSTR AOD retrieval performance (SARP)
Spectral matching Atmospheric Correction for Sentinel Ocean colour measurements (SACSO)

Inter-comparison of satellite-based volcanic ash retrieval algorithms supporting WMO SCOPE-Nowcasting

Scientific service support for GHG: Level 2 algorithm prototyping for Copernicus C02M

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