MTG Resources

Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) resources.

All documents relevant to the current phase of the Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) programme.

 

End User Requirements

Reference Title Ver.
EUM/MTG/SPE/07/0036 MTG End-User Requirements Document (EURD) (PDF, 2 MB) 3C

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents

Reference Title Ver.
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0381 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Global Instability Indices Product (PDF, 1 MB) 3
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0542 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Cloud Mask and Cloud Analysis Product (PDF, 1 MB) 3
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0613 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Active Fire Monitoring Product (PDF, 681 KB) 2
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0382 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Radiative Transfer Model (PDF, 429 KB) 2
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0559 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Clear Sky Reflectance Map Product (PDF, 320 KB) 2
EUM/MTG/DOC/11/0034 MTG-FCI: ATBD for GSICS Corrections (PDF, 206 KB) 2
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0527 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Outgoing Longwave Radiation Product (PDF, 297 KB) 2
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0560 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Volcanic Ash Product (PDF, 434 KB) 2
EUM/MTG/DOC/11/0654 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Optimal Cloud Analysis Product (PDF, 2 MB) 3B
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0532 MTG-FCI: ATBD for Atmospheric Motion Vector Product (PDF, 724 KB) 2
EUM/MTG/DOC/10/0612 MTG-FCI: ATBD for All Sky Radiance Product (PDF, 425 KB) 1D
EUM/MTG/DOC/11/0155 Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD) for L2 processing of the MTG Lightning Imager data (PDF, 5 MB) 4
EUM/MTG/DOC/11/0723 MTG-FCI: Meteorological Product Requirements (PDF, 219 KB) 1B

Requirement Reference Scenes

MTG Reports from EUMETSAT Scientific studies

Reference Title Ver.
Geostationary Satellite Observations for Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Chemistry Applications (PDF, 2 MB)
EUM/CO/02/1013/SAT Surface pressure from geostationary satellite observations in the O2 A-band (PDF, 7 MB)
Cloud Top Pressure from Geo-stationary Satellite Observations in the Oxygen A-Band (PDF, 2 MB)
Lightning Imagery from Geostationary Satellite Observations for Operational Meteorological Applications (PDF, 6 MB)
Detect and Locate Lightning Events from Geostationary Satellite Observations, Part 1 (PDF, 2 MB)
Detect and Locate Lightning Events from Geostationary Satellite Observations, Part 2 (PDF, 309 KB)
EUM/MTG/REP/02/0030 Imagery Channels Selection for Post-MSG Imagery Missions (PDF, 675 KB) 1
Feasibility of trace gas measurements from geostationary orbit using VIS/UV radiances (CSIRO Study) (PDF, 6 MB)
Capabilities of a UV-Vis Instrument in geostationary Orbit to meet user requirements for Atmospheric Composition and Operational Chemistry Applications (University of Bremen) (PDF, 6 MB)
Capabilities of Infrared Sounding for Monitoring for Atmospheric Composition and Chemistry Applications (Université de Paris) (PDF, 7 MB)
Impact of Resolution on the quality of Cloud products (PDF, 18 MB)
Review of MTG UVS mission requirements for air quality and atmospheric chemistry applications (PDF, 6 MB)
Review of MTG FDHSI Mission Requirements Regarding Fire Applications (PDF, 1 MB)
MTG IR Sounder water vapour retrieval: Assessment of the performance using sounder bands IRS-5 and IRS-6, versus IRS-5 or IRS-6 (PDF, 1 MB)
Technical Memorandum No.13: Detection of cloud-free areas as a function of Sensor Resolution and Time Sampling (PDF, 2 MB)
Feasibility of measuring tropospheric CO from geostationary orbit using high resolution SWIR radiances (PDF, 2 MB)
CO measurements from MTG IRS and UVS missions (PDF, 3 MB)
EUM/PPS/SOW/04/0090 Justification Study for a Built-in Imager for the MTG IR Sounding Mission (PDF, 3 MB)
Potential of Meteosat Third Generation to Detect Water Vapour Convergence Linked to Severe Convection (PDF, 1 MB)
Simulation study of Precipitating Clouds from Geostationary Orbits with Passive Microwaves (PDF, 7 MB)
EUM/CO/04/1293/RSt MTG imaging channels in the solar domain and 3.7 microns for retrieval of cloud and aerosol microphysical properties (PDF, 2 MB)
RfQ 04/828 Spatial Inhomogeneities in Relation to Diffraction Limited Spectral Uniformity of the IR Sounder Point Spread Function (PDF, 19 MB)
Temperature and humidity sounding from GEO by millimetre-submillimetre wave radiometry (PDF, 809 KB)
Precipitation retrieval from GEO by millimetre-submillimetre wave radiometry (PDF, 3 MB)
Resolution enhancement of millimetre-submillimetre wave images from geostationary orbit (PDF, 4 MB)
Convection characterisation by IR and lightning imagery from GEO (PDF, 3 MB)
EUM/CO/05/1466/SAT Final Report on the Assessment of the Temperature and water vapour retrieval capability and performance of the MTG Infrared Sounding Mission under different noise and spectral coverage scenarios (PDF, 2 MB)
MTG Infrared Sounder: Sensitivity to measurement noise and spectral resolution in a non-linear variational retrieval framework (PDF, 253 KB) 1
NOV-3357-NT-3115 Assessment of the MTG IR Sounding Mission Spectral Calibration Algorithm. Part 1: Instrument input analysis and candidate algorithm design (PDF, 2 MB) 2
NOV-3357-NT-3281 Assessment of the MTG IR Sounding Mission Spectral Calibration Algorithm. Part 2: Radiometric sensitivity to algorithm and instrument parameters (PDF, 1 MB) 1
NOV-3357-NT-3544 Assessment of the MTG IR Sounding Mission Spectral Calibration Algorithm. Part 3: Overall performance analysis (PDF, 1 MB)
Characterising the Lightning Source for the MTG Lightning Imager Mission (PDF, 862 KB)
Study to Consolidate the UVS Mission Requirements for the Oxygen A-band — Executive Summary (PDF, 2 MB) 2
Study to Consolidate the UVS Mission Requirements for the Oxygen A-band — Final Report (PDF, 16 MB) 1.2
EUM/CO/06/1584/KJG Study on the Present Status and Future Capabilities of Ground-Based Lightning Location Networks (PDF, 2 MB)
Final Report (PDF, 11 MB)
Introduction (PDF, 447 KB)
Nature run (PDF, 1003 KB)
Synthetic retrievals theory (PDF, 2 MB)
Validition nature run (PDF, 445 KB)
Data assimilation theory (PDF, 511 KB)
Results assimilation ground based data (PDF, 2 MB)
Validation assimilation (PDF, 1 MB)
Variability analysis (PDF, 1 MB)
Results assimilation FCI observations (PDF, 4 MB)
Results assimilation UVS observations (PDF, 5 MB)
Capabilities of IRS-MTG to sound ozone, CO and methane using ESA pre-phase A specifications (PDF, 3 MB)
Satellite-based Convective Initiation Nowcasting System Improvements Expected from the MTG FCI Meteosat Third Generation Capability (PDF, 4 MB)
Benefit of the MTG candidate Infra-Red sounding mission to regional forecast (PDF, 8 MB)
MTG-IRS Simulation Project (PDF, 6 MB)
EUM/CO/07/4600000447/SAT The potential of MTG-IRS and S4-TIR to detect high pollution events at urban and regional scales (PDF, 6 MB)
NOV-3795-NT-10212 Consolidation of Scientific Baseline for MTG-IRS Processing: Effect of Trace Gases — Executive summary (PDF, 341 KB) 1
EUM/CO/09/4600000633/SAT Consolidation of Scientific Baseline for MTG-IRS Processing: Effect of Trace Gases — Final Document (PDF, 3 MB) 2.0
EUM/CO/10/4600000746/SAT Evaluating atmospheric instability from high spectral resolution IR satellite observations (PDF, 11 MB)
Flow-dependent, geographically varying background error covariances for 1D-VAR applications in MTG-IRS L2 Processing (PDF, 1 MB)
PA/PCA/FR/2011/01 Final report on the role of PC compression in the MTG-IRS L2 processing - Part 1 (PDF, 6 MB)
PA/PCA/TR8/2012/01 Final report on the role of PC compression in the MTG-IRS L2 processing - Part 2 (PDF, 739 KB)
PA/PCA/TR9/2012/01 Final report on the role of PC compression in the MTG-IRS L2 processing - Part 3 (PDF, 3 MB)
EUM/CO/09/46000001166/SAT The potential of METEOSAT Third Generation (MTG) InfraRed Sounder (IRS) level 2 product assimilation in a very short range numerical weather forecast model (PDF, 16 MB)
EUM/CO/13/4600001207/SAT The potential of METEOSAT Third Generation (MTG) InfraRed Sounder (IRS) level 2 product assimilation in a very short range numerical weather forecast model (PDF, 3 MB)
EUM/CO/13/4600001292/SAT Validation of MTG-IRS level 1b data using earth scenes (PDF, 10 MB) 1
EUM/CO/14/4600001433/JKG Enhancing the MTG LI User Readiness (PDF, 2 MB)
EUM/CO/13/4600001289/JKG Evaluation of the LI Level-2 algorithm strategies and parallax correction methods (PDF, 759 KB)
MIPP.TN.00627.T.ASTR Investigation of L0-L1b Filtering: Needs and Potential Solutions Study report (PDF, 7 MB) 3.1
MIPP.TN.00608.T.ASTR Lightning Imager Detection Efficiency & False Alarm Simulator Definition Document (PDF, 3 MB) 2.0
NOV-7493-NT-5856 Improved quality indicators for MTG-IRS level 2 products (PDF, 8 MB) 1
EUM/CO/15/4600001643/KJG Comparison and characterisation of ATDnet versus LIS for the period of 2008 to 2014 (PDF, 10 MB)
EUM/CO/09/4600000672/KJG Study on Inter-comparison of LIS and Ground-Based Lightning Location System Observations (PDF, 2 MB)

Workshops

Joint MTG LI Mission Advisory Group & GOES-R GLM Science Team workshop

Reference Title Ver.
EUM/RSP/AGN/14/778115 Agenda (PDF, 36 KB)
MTG status (PDF, 1 MB)
GOES-R status (PDF, 6 MB)
MTG LI: L0-L1b algorithm concepts and status, filtering algorithm development update (PDF, 1 MB)
MTG LI: L2 concepts & algorithms (PDF, 3 MB)
Use of LI proxy data for user readiness experiments (PDF, 2 MB)
GOES-R GLM: L1b algorithm development (PDF, 1 MB)
Lightning jump science and applications (PDF, 3 MB)
Lightning observations during the GLM-CHUVA campaign and implications for MTG-LI proxy data generation (PDF, 2 MB)
Evaluating lightning detection signatures at different technologies: A contribution to GOES-R and MTG (PDF, 2 MB)
Update on project SOLID (Space-based Optical LIghtning Detection) (PDF, 8 MB)
Assimilation of lightning data into NWP (PDF, 1 MB)
LTG DA work with the NSSL WRF (PDF, 2 MB)
Lightning NOx (LNOx) (PDF, 1 MB)
MTG LI: Calibration and L1b validation concept (PDF, 283 KB)
MTG LI: L2 product validation concept (PDF, 155 KB)
GOES-R Post launch Test (PLT) / Post Launch Product Test (PLPT) strategy and plans (PDF, 990 KB)
GLM calibration update (PDF, 479 KB)
GLM INR and instrument performance evaluation (PDF, 2 MB)
Airborne GLM Simulator (FEGS) (PDF, 2 MB)
Deep Dive tools for GLM performance assessment (PDF, 4 MB)
GLM on-orbit validation with HAMMA (PDF, 14 MB)
VALID validation tool (PDF, 648 KB)
Description of the individual GLM on orbit tests (PDF, 762 KB)
Evaluating Ground-Based Lightning Detection Networks relative to TRMM/LIS (PDF, 3 MB)
Planned PLT/PLPT GOES-R field campaigns and report on the GOES-R April planning workshop (PDF, 5 MB)
Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) on ISS and plans for sustained ground measurements in support of GLM Cal/Val (PDF, 2 MB)
ATDnet (PDF, 1 MB)
STARNET (PDF, 3 MB)
EUCLID: 20 years of high resolution lightning observations over Europe (PDF, 983 KB)
Vaisala lightning location products (PDF, 3 MB)
Performance validation of the European lightning location system EUCLID (PDF, 2 MB)
LINET data & products (PDF, 1 MB)
Earth Networks (PDF, 3 MB)
Corsica LMA (PDF, 16 MB)
Efforts relating to LMA flash size and flash energy (PDF, 4 MB)
LMA data and transient luminosity from high speed video recording of lightning at the Ebro Valley Laboratory in Spain + LMA in Colombia (PDF, 3 MB)
ASIM (PDF, 2 MB)
TARANIS (PDF, 2 MB)
AGILE and Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes (PDF, 8 MB)

 

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