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

Monday, 7 March
09:00 10:30
Welcome and introductions
Speaker: Sarah Keeley (ECMWF)

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10:30 11:00
Break

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11:00 12:30
Theoretical background (1) : What do satellites measure?
Speaker: Tony McNally (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
12:30 13:45
Lunch break

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1h 15m
13:45 15:15
Theoretical background (2) : Data assimilation algorithms, key elements and inputs
Speaker: Tony McNally (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
15:15 15:45
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15:45 17:15
The microwave spectrum - measurement, modelling and information content
Speaker: Alan Geer (ECMWF)

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Tuesday, 8 March
09:00 10:30
The infrared spectrum - measurement, modelling and information content
Speaker: Tony McNally (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
10:30 11:00
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11:00 12:30
Microwave applications - clear sky temperatures, cloud and rain detection and assimilation
Speaker: Alan Geer (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
12:30 13:45
Lunch break

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1h 15m
13:45 15:15
The detection and assimilation of clouds in infrared radiances
Speaker: Tony McNally (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
15:15 15:45
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15:45 17:15
Practical implementation of Radiative Transfer for operational NWP
Speaker: Marco Matricardi (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
Wednesday, 9 March
09:00 10:30
Background errors for satellite data assimilation
Speaker: Tony McNally (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
10:30 11:00
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11:00 12:30
Observation errors for satellite data assimilation
Speaker: Niels Bormann (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
12:30 13:45
Lunch break

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13:45 15:00
Bias correction methods for satellite data
Speaker: Niels Bormann (ECMWF)

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15:00 15:30
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15:30 16:45
Satellite information on the land surface
Speaker: Patricia de Rosnay (ECMWF)

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1h 15m
Thursday, 10 March
09:00 10:30
GPS Radio Occultation: Principles and NWP use
Speaker: Chris Burrows (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
10:30 11:00
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11:00 12:30
GPS Radio Occultation: Extended applications
Speaker: Sean Healy (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
12:30 13:45
Lunch break

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1h 15m
13:45 15:15
Wind information from satellites (Atmospheric Motion Vectors)
Speaker: Katie Lean (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
15:15 15:45
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15:45 17:15
Wind information from Aeolus
Speaker: Michael Rennie (ECMWF)

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Friday, 11 March
09:00 10:30
Satellite wind information on the ocean surface (Scatterometer & Altimeter)
Speaker: Giovanna De Chiara (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
11:00 12:30
Satellite data assimilation of atmospheric composition
Speaker: Jérôme Barré (ECMWF)

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1h 30m
13:45 15:00
Future evolution of satellite observing systems
Speaker: Stephen English (ECMWF)

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15:30 16:30
Question and answer session, course evaluation

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