The Nowcasting SAF (hosted by AEMET, the Spanish Meteorological Service) develops and distributes a software package that allows the processing of MSG/SEVIRI imagery.
Published: 5 March 2010
One of the products computed by this software is the Cloud Mask, which includes a dust cloud detection module.
This lecture will give an insight of the dust detection scheme. The algorithm will be detailed, and its limitations highlighted. Some validation results will be shown and some potential applications of this digital product illustrated.
After viewing this module, the user should have an insight of the dust detection scheme implemented in the MSG/SEVIRI processing software developed and distributed by the Nowcasting SAF. The user will also have seen some application of this digital product.
Pre-requisites: basic knowledge of MSG/SEVIRI visible and infrared imagery.
|Atmosphere||English||Intermediate||✓||60 min||Herve Le Gleau|
Nowcasting SAF Dust Flag Product presentation (PDF, 2 MB)
Nowcasting SAF Dust Flag Product recording (ZIP, 59 MB)