Detection & Monitoring Convective Storms by Using MSG SEVIRI Images

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The presentation focuses on the 'MSG View' software tool, which is operationally used for detecting and monitoring convective storms at the Turkish State Meteorological Service(TSMS).

Published: 8 June 2011

Two case studies (a cold U/V and a cold ring shape) are demonstrated and discussed in this presentation.


Detection and Monitoring Convective Storms by Using MSG SEVIRI Image presentation (PDF, 10 MB)

Detection and Monitoring Convective Storms by Using MSG SEVIRI Image (EUMeTrain)

Convection Working Group (EUMETSAT, ESSL)


Category Language Difficulty Audio Duration Author
Atmosphere English Basic 30 min Aydin Erturk


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