Training course: EUMETSAT/ECMWF NWP-SAF satellite data assimilation


Opened 7 Sep 2020
Closed 7 May 2021
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This course provides a complete overview of the usage of meteorological satellite observations in operational numerical weather prediction (NWP).
It includes a series of lectures and practical sessions covering a range of topics:

  • Theoretical background - what satellites measure and data assimilation methods
  • Infrared and Microwave radiances and the use of them in clear and cloudy conditions
  • GPS Radio Occultation
  • Winds from satellite data
  • Satellite information about the land and ocean surface
  • Observation errors and bias correction

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4 May 09:05 - 7 May 16:30

Course code: NWP-SAF

There is no course fee for this course