2009 EUMETSAT METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITE CONFERENCE

Bath, United Kingdom, 21 - 25 September 2009

EUMETSAT P.55

ISBN 978-92-9110-086-6
ISSN 1011-3932

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Introduction

SESSION 1. Future satellites and applications

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Recent developments in a passive sub millimetre-wave radiometry mission for operational meteorology and climatology Janet Charlton, Stefan Buehler, Brian Moyna, Clare Lee, Simon Chalkley, Peter de Maagt, Ville Kangas, Karsten Strauch, Kristof Gantois 325 KB
Exploring the behaviour of GOES-R atmospheric motion vector (AMV) errors through simulation studies Steve Wanzong, Christopher S. Velden, Hung-Lung Huang, Jason A. Otkin, Thomas J. Greenwald, Mathew M. Gunshor, Jaime Daniels, Wayne Bresky 5 MB
JAXA's future Earth observation missions for meteorological and climatological applications Misako Kachi, Keiji Imaoka, Hiroshi Murakami, Masahiro Hori, Shuichiro Katagiri, Shuji Shimizu, Riko Oki, Tamotsu Igarashi 4 MB
Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) Status of Space Segment definition Donny M. A. Aminou, D. Lamarre, Hendrik Stark, Paul Blythe, Gary Fowler, S. Gigli, Rolf Stuhlmann, Sergio Rota 331 KB
WVSS-II Moisture Observations: A low-cost tool for validating and monitoring asynoptic satellite data Ralph Petersen, Sarah Bedka, Wayne Feltz, Erik Olson, David Helms 894 KB
The GMES missions related to atmospheric composition Paul Ingmann, Jöerg Langen, Grégory Bazalgette Courrèges-Lacoste , Marco Arcioni, Ellen Brinksma, Ben Veihelmann 69 KB

Poster presentations
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The Meteosat Data Collection System Sean Burns 256 KB
Sensitivity analysis of MTG-IRS L2 prototype concept Xavier Calbet, Stephen Tjemkes, Rolf Stuhlmann 645 KB
In flight calibration of SEVIRI solar channels on board MSG platforms Dominique Jolivet, Jean-Marc Nicolas, Emilien Bernard, Didier Ramon , Pierre-Yves Deschamps 372 KB
Developing a neural network algorithm to calculate TPW and layer perceptible water from GPM microwave imagery Miguel A. Martinez, Francisco J. Tapiador, Cecilia Marcos, Antonio Rodriguez 707 KB
A fast radiative transfer model for simulating radiances of the Stratospheric Wind Interferometer for Transport Studies satellite instrument David Turner, Yves Rochon 387 KB

SESSION 2. Nowcasting

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Validation of Meteosat storm detection and nowcasting based on lightning network data Tobias Zinner, Hans-Dieter Betz 812 KB
Preconvective Sounding Analysis using IASI and MSG-SEVIRI Marianne König, Dieter Klaes 2 MB
Using GOES Sounder Products to Improve Regional Hazardous Weather Forecasts Ralph Petersen, Robert Aune 4 MB
Predicting Adriatic meteotsunamis using satellite-based nowcast Nataša Strelec Mahovic, Danijel Belušic 636 KB
Nowcasting of Thunderstorm using Integrated Perceptible Water Vapour Contents measured by ground based GPS over Guwahati Airport of India Virendra Singh, Prasann Kore, G. Krishnakumar 2 MB
Implementation of EUMETSAT GII/RII software to SHMÚ ALADIN operational suite and first validation results Ján Kanak, Richard Habrovský, Jozef Csaplár, Alois Sokol 487 KB
First operational results of the NWCSAF/MSG PGE13 physical retrieval algorithm Miguel A. Martinez, Jun Li 2 MB
The use of ancillary surface data products in the Met Office SEVIRI cloud mask James Hocking, Peter Francis, Roger Saunders 413 KB

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Validation of a daytime over land algorithm for computing convective cloud composites over the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands (Spain) Cesar Azorin-Molina, Sergio-M. Vicente-Serrano, Rafael Baena-Calatrava, Bernadette Connell 2 MB
The precipitation products generation chain for the EUMETSAT Hydrological Satellite Application Facility at C.N.M.C.A Daniele Biron, Francesco Zauli, Davide Melfi 2 MB
Quantitative comparison of Meteosat-based thunder storm detection and NOWCASTING with in situ reports in the European severe weather database (ESWD) Caroline Forster, Nikolai Dotzek 917 KB
Verification of global and regional instability indices across South Africa against radiosonde data Retha Matthee, Liesl Dyson, Marianne König 266 KB
SAFNWC/MSG cloud products recent enhancements Hervé Le Gléau, Marcel Derrien, Marie-Paule Raoul 2 MB
Automatic Fog Detection Algorithm with Application of Dynamic Thresholds Jung-Rim Lee, Chu-Yong Chung, Mi-Lim Ou 3 MB
Satellite data for hazardous phenomena prediction Zarmandukht Petrosyan 553 KB
Cross-verification of the rapid developing thunderstorm and the precipitation products of the NOWCASTING and very short-range forecasting SAF Mária Putsay, Ildikó Szényán, Zsófia Kocsis, Eszter Lábó 2 MB

SESSION 3. Atmospheric composition

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Retrieval of atmospheric CO2 from satellite near-infrared nadir spectra in a scattering atmosphere Maximilian Reuter, M. Buchwitz, O. Schneising, J. Heymann, H. Bovensmann, J.P. Burrows 515 KB
Height resolved ozone hole structure as observed by GOME-2 Jacob van Peet, R. J. van der A, A. T. J. de Laat, O. N. E. Tuinder, G. König-Langlo, J. Wittig 13 KB
Ozone profile retrieval from GOME-2/Metop Georgina Miles, Barry Latter, Richard Siddans, Brian Kerridge 858 KB
SEVIRI Fire Radiative Power and the MACC Atmospheric Services Johannes W. Kaiser, Martin Wooster, Gareth Roberts, Martin Schultz, Johannes Flemming, Jean-Jacques Morcrette, Angela Benedetti, Antje Dethof, Richard Engelen, Luke Jones, Guido van der Werf 146 KB
Daily Estimates of the Tropospheric Aerosol Optical Thickness over Land Surface from MSG Geostationary Observations Olivier Hautecoeur, Jean-Louis Roujean, Dominique Carrer, Thierry Elias 2 MB
An alert system for volcanic SO2 emissions using satellite measurements Jos Van Geffen, Michel Van Roozendael, Jeroen Van Gent, Pieter Valks, Meike Rix, Ronald Van der A, Pierre Coheur, Cathy Clerbaux, Lieven Clarisse 869 KB

POster presentations
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Carbon monoxide retrieval within the operational IASI LEVEL-2 processor, training and validation results Thomas August, Tim Hultberg, Rosemary Munro, Olusoji Oduleye, Peter Schlüssel, Xavier Calbet, Arlindo Arriaga 534 KB
Comparison of performance of three different MODIS AOD algorithms using hand-held sun photometer measurements at the Hong Kong International Airport Pak Wai Chan, C.M. Cheng, J. Kim 361 KB
H2CO columns retrieved from GOME-2: first scientific results and progress towards the development of an operational product Isabelle De Smedt, Jenny Stavrakou, Jean-François Müller, Michel Van Roozendael, Diego Loyola, Nan Hao, Pieter Valks 2 MB
Validation of GOME-2 Ozone Profiles, using balloon sounding data Andy Delcloo, Olaf Tuinder 249 KB
Intercomparison of O3M SAF OUV and OMI/Aura OMUVBL3 Surface UV Products Niilo Kalakoski, Jukka Kujanpää, Anders Lindfors, Johanna Tamminen, Antti Arola 5 MB
Observations of water vapor profiles over Northern Finland by satellite and balloon borne instruments Rigel Kivi, Osmo Aulamo, Pauli Heikkinen, Seppo Hassinen, Jukka Kujanpää, Xavier Calbet, Francois Montagner, Holger Vömel 2 MB
Operational monitoring of volcanic SO2 emissions using the GOME-2 satellite instrument Meike Rix, Pieter Valks, Jos Van Geffen, Cordelia Maerker, Katrin Seidenberger, Thilo Erbertseder, Michel Van Roozendael, Nan Hao, Diego Loyola 421 KB

SESSION 4. Land Surface

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Land Surface Albedo from MSG/SEVIRI: Retrieval Method, Validation and application for weather forecast Olivier Hautecoeur, Bernhard Geiger, Jean-Louis Roujean, Catherine Meurey, Dominique Carrer, Jean-François Mahouf, Laurent Franchistéguy, Jure Cedilnik 439 KB
Monitoring vegetation using DOAS satellite observations: creating a set of reference spectra Ellen Eigemeier, Steffen Beirle, Thierry Marbach, Thomas Wagner, Ulrich Platt, A. Preusser 2 MB
Compatibility and integration of NDVI data obtained from AVHRR/NOAA and SEVIRI/MSG sensors Gabriele Poli, Giulia Adembri, Maurizio Tommasini, Monica Gherardelli 4 MB
Validation results of the operational LSA-SAF snow cover mapping Niilo Siljamo, Otto Hyvärinen 4 MB

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A simple physically based model of diurnal cycles of land surface temperature Frank Göettsche, Folke Olesen 476 KB
Validation of land surface temperatures obtained from METEOSAT-MVIRI and SEVIRI with in-situ measurements Frank Göttsche, Folke Olesen 2 MB
Towards a global LST from AVHRR/METOP Isabel Monteiro, Isabel Trigo, Sandra C. Freitas 2 MB
Preliminary results on the retrieval of Land Surface Temperature from MSG-SEVIRI data in Eastern Spain Raquel Niclòs, Jose A. Valiente , Maria J. Barberà, Maria J. Estrela, Joan M. Galve, Vicente Caselles  
Monitoring of land surface temperatures based on SEVIRI/Meteosat-9 measurements Serge Uspensky, Valery Solovjiev, Alexander Uspensky 475 KB
Assessment of thermal conditions in urban areas with use of different satellite data and GIS Jakub Walawender, Monika Hajto 691 KB

Session 5. Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Services

There were no final papers submitted for this session.

SESSION 6. Monitoring climate and understanding climate processes with satellites

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EUMETSAT's expanding contribution in support of Climate Monitoring Donald Hinsman 54 KB
Investigation of moisture anomalies at the air-sea interface over the Mediterranean using MSG SEVIRI data Liliana Velea, Gian Luigi Liberti 382 KB
Observing cirrus formation and decay with METEOSAT Hermann Mannstein, Kaspar Graf, Stephan Kox, Ulrich Schumann, Bernhard Mayer 236 KB
Evaluation of the global cloud cover parameters obtained from geostationary data in the frame of the MEGHA-Tropiques mission with CALIPSO lidar observations Geneviève Sèze, Hervé Legleau, Marcel Derrien, Bruno Six, Jacques Pelon 2 MB
Evaluation of CM-SAF arctic cloud products using CALIPSO-CALIOP and MODIS cloud observations Karl-Göran Karlsson, Adam Dybbroe 14 KB
Towards a standard procedure for validation of satellite derived cloud properties with ground-based observations Rob Roebeling, Hartwig Deneke, Wouiter Greuell, Nick Schutgens 310 KB
Aerosol retrieval over land in the 635NM channel of MSG/SEVIRI sensor: A hourly and daily AOT product above Europe Emilien Bernard, Didier Ramon, Dominique Jolivet, Cyril Moulin, Jérôme Riedi, Pierre-Yves Deschamps, Jean-Marc Nicolas, Olivier Hagolle 2 MB
Satellite Remote Sensing of Dust Aerosol Indirect Effects on Ice Cloud formation Szu-Cheng Steve Ou, K. N. Liou 296 KB
Use of satellite-based products within the National Climate Observing System (GCOS Switzerland) Gabriela Seiz, Nando Foppa, Julia Walterspiel 286 KB
Validation of the Climate-SAF Inner Arctic broadband surface albedo product: Greenland and the polar ice cap Aku Riihelä, Vesa Laine, Terhikki Manninen 128 KB
Pluri-annual comparison of land surface modelled with ERS remote sensed surface soil moisture François de Crane, Stefan Hasenauer, Alirio Arboleda, Françoise Gellens-Meulenberghs 111 KB
Blending in situ and satellite data for monitoring land air temperatures Elizabeth Good 740 KB
Monitoring Changes in Precipitation and Radiative Energy Using Satellite Data and Climate Models Richard Allan, Viju John 2 MB
A new physical calibration for the AVHRR instrument series Jonathan Mittaz, Andrew Harris 207 KB
Geostationary Imager Visible Channel Recalibration Arata Okuyama, Toru Hashimoto, Ryuichiro Nakayama, Yoshihiko Tahara, Toshiyuki Kurino, Hideaki Takenaka, Satoru Fukuda, Takashi Y. Nakajima, Akiko Higurashi, Miho Sekiguchi, Tamio Takamura, Teruyuki Nakajima 303 KB

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Observations of Changes in Marine Boundary Layer Clouds Claire Barber, Richard Allan, Mark Ringer 421 KB
GERB/CERES Comparisons Update Nicolas Clerbaux, S. Dewitte, A. Ipe, P.-J. Baeck, A. Velazquez, I. Decoster 143 KB
Radiative transfer simulations for the validation of cloud products from MSG Françoise Faure, Luca Bugliaro, Tobias Zinner, Robert Buras, Bernhard Mayer 2 MB
A new Approach to the Detection and Tracking of Mesoscale Convective Systems in the Tropics Thomas Fiolleau, Rémy Roca 550 KB
An overview on the operational procedures at the Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring Petra Fuchs, Nathalie Selbach, Frank Kaspar, Christian Koziar, Theo Steenbergen, Diana Stein, Britta Thies, Bart de Paepe 452 KB
Estimating daily sunshine duration over the UK from SEVIRI Elizabeth Good 235 KB
Validation of satellite-derived rainfall products over the Sahel Nick Novella, Wassila Thiaw 448 KB
Synergistic retrievals of liquid water cloud properties from synthetic data Simone Placidi, D.P. Donovan, R.A. Roebeling, H.W.J. Russchenberg 420 KB
Comparison of H2O retrievals from GOME and GOME-2 Sander Slijkhuis, Steffen Beirle, Niilo Kalakoski, Kornelia Mies, Thomas Wagner, Stefan Noël, Jörg Schulz 406 KB
Characterisation of troposphere dynamics with use of satellite information for circulation classifcation use Piotr Struzik, Monika Hajto, Bozena Lapeta, Monika Pajek 2 MB
The use of satellite observation in the provision of climate monitoring over Ethiopia Solomon Yohannes 2 MB

SESSION 7. Hyperspectral sounding

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Performance of the NOAA-16 and AIRS temperature soundings over India Devendra Singh 135 KB

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An investigation into the performance of retrievals of temperature and humidity from IASI Fiona Hilton, Paolo Antonelli, Xavier Calbet, Tim Hultberg, Lydie Lavanant, Xu Liu, Daniel Zhou, Guido Masiello, Carmine Serio, Stuart Newman, Jonathan Taylor 2 MB

SESSION 8. Numerical Weather Prediction applications

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Land surface emissivity at microwave frequencies: operational implementation in the French 4D-VAR global system and impact of using surface sensitive channels on the African Monsoon during AMMA Élisabeth Gérard, Fatima Karbou, Florence Rabier, Jean-Philippe Lafore, Jean-Luc Redelsperger 598 KB
Developments in the use of ATVOS data at ECMWF Niels Bormann, Blazej Krzeminski, Peter Bauer 412 KB
Monitoring and Assimilation of FY3A data at ECMWF Qifeng Lu, William Bell, Peter Bauer, Niels Bormann, Marco Matricardi, Alan Geer, Tony McNally, Dingmin Li, Blazej Krzeminski, Roger Saunders, Peter Rayer, Pascal Brunel 6 MB
Atmospheric Motion Vectors: a summary of worldwide activities to improve their impact in Numerical Weather Prediction Mary Forsythe, Regis Borde, Kenneth Holmlund, Johannes Schmetz, Niels Bormann, Iliana Genkova, Lueder von Bremen, Jaime Daniels, Christopher Velden, Steve Wanzong, Roger Saunders 2 MB
Global atmospheric motion vectors inter-comparison study Iliana Genkova, Regis Borde, Johannes Schmetz, Ken Holmlund, Jaime Daniels, Chris Velden, Niels Bormann, Peter Bauer 3 MB
Assimilation of GRAS GPS radio occultation measurements at ECMWF Sean Healy 565 KB
The quality of the ASCAT 12.5 km wind product Jur Vogelzang, Ad Stoffelen, Maria Belmonte, Anton Verhoef, Jeroen Verspeek 326 KB

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Verification fo the Zambia rainfall seasonal forecasts using meteorological products from Meteosat Ndui Aikayo 433 KB
AAPP enhancements for the EARS-IASI service Nigel Atkinson, Christelle Ponsard, Tim Hultberg 2 MB
What can we learn from the NWP SAF atmospheric motion vector monitoring? Mary Forsythe, Antonio Garcia-Mendez, Bryan Conway, James Cotton 784 KB
Assimilation of Observations in the Boundary Layer of the Met Office's NWP Data Assimilation System William Grey 269 KB
The Impact of Atmospheric Motion Vectors from CMA, JMA and KMA on the Tropical Cyclone Track Forecasts Hye-gyeong Ha, Jeoung-yun Kim, Dong-ho Kim, Ae-sook Suh 15 KB
Improved use of surface-sensitive microwave radiances at ECMWF Blazej Krzeminski, Niels Bormann, Peter Bauer, Fatima Karbou 2 MB
How well do High Resolution Models Reproduce Tropical Convection? Kevin Pearson, Robin Hogan, Richard Allan, Grenville Lister 255 KB
Impact of the IASI data on forecasting polar lows Roger Randriamampianina 3 MB
Measuring the SEVIRI modulation transfer function for assimilation into Met Office mesoscale models Robert Tubbs, Graeme Kelly 778 KB

 
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