Ascona, Switzerland, 10-12 June 1996

EUM P 18

ISBN 92-9110-018-8
ISSN 1023-0416




Impressum and disclaimer

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Table of contents  

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Author index  

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Welcome address  
Tillmann Mohr

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List of participants

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Session 1:
Operational Systems to Derive Satellite-Tracked Winds
  Hans Peter Roesli  

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Session 2:
Utilization of Satellite-Tracked Winds
  Donald Hinsman  

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Session 3:
Validation and Verification
  Mikael Rattenborg  

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Session 4:
New Techniques
  Graeme Kelly  

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Working Group 1 Report: Methods   J. Schmetz  

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Working Group 2 Report: Utilisation   C. Velden/J. Le Marshall  

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Working Group 3 Report: Verification Statistics   W.P. Menzel  

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SESSION 1: Operational Systems to Derive Satellite-Tracked Winds


Operational System for Extracting Cloud Motion and Water Vapor Motion Winds from GMS-5 image data   M. Tokuno  

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Recent Performance and Upgrades to the GOES-8/9 Operational Cloud Motion Vectors   S. Nieman, J. Daniels, D. Gray, S. Wanzong, C.S. Velden and W.P. Menzel  

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Improvements in Automated Cloud Motion Vectors (CMVs) Derivation Scheme Using INSAT VHRR Data   R.C. Bhatia, P.N. Khanna and Sant Prasad  

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Calculation of Cloud Motion Wind with GMS-5 Images in China   Xu J., Zhang Q.  

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Operational Wind Products from new Meteosat Ground Segment   M. Rattenborg and K. Holmlund  

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The GOES-8 and -9 Winds Operation in NOAA/NESDIS - Present and Future
(Abstract only)
  R. Walter  

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The Estimation and Utility of High Spatial and Temporal Resolution Winds Derived from GMS-5 Observations   J. Le Marshall, N.R. Pescod and C. Spinoso  

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Low-Level Winds from High-Resolution Visible Imagery   J. Schmetz, K. Holmlund and A. Ottenbacher  

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SESSION 2: Utilization of Satellite-Tracked Winds


Positive Impact of Satellite Derived Winds during the 1995 Hurricane Season: Example of Optimizing Data Applications and Processing Strategy   C. Velden  

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Nonlinear Objective Analysis of Wind Field for NWP Models   T. Kunhikrishnan and S. Rajamani  

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Meteosat Cloud-Cleared Radiances for use in Three/Four-Dimensional Variational Data Assimilation   G.A. Kelly, M. Tomassini and M. Matricardi  

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Satellite Winds Calculated at INM and its Usefulness for the Operational Forecaster   J.M. Fernández Serdán and F. Martín León  

1.1 MB
The Impact of Satellite-Derived Winds on Weather Forecasting in Africa   G. Wanjiru Gitonga  

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Current Status of Studying Cloud Drift Wind in China
(Abstract only)
  J.E. Chen  

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Detailed Cloud Motions from Satellite Imagery Taken at Thirty Second and One and Three Minute Intervals   J. Purdom  

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Assimilation Experiment with Low Level Cloud Motion Winds at ECMWF   M. Tomassini  

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SESSION 3: Validation and Verification


Normalised Quality Indicators for EUMETSAT Cloud Motion Winds   K. Holmlund  

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Verification Activities Since the Second Winds Workshop   D. Hinsman  

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NESDIS and NWS Assessment of GOES-8/9 Operational Satellite-Motion Winds   D. Gray, J. Daniels, S. Nieman, S. Lord and G. DiMego  

1.5 MB
Validation of INSAT Derived Cloud Motion Vectors (CMVs) and their use for Improving the Analysis of Synoptic Scale Weather Systems   R.C. Bhatia, R. Sanehi and P.N. Khanna  

2.1 MB
Improvements in the Quality Assessment of Automated Satellite-Derived Cloud and Water Vapor Motion Vectors
  W.P. Menzel, C.M. Hayden, S. Nieman, C.S. Velden and S. Wanzong  

173 KB
Verification of Meteosat Winds from MPEF and MIEC
  H. Woick  

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Monitoring of Cloud-Motion Wind Data in Numerical Weather Prediction   B. Strauss and A. Garcia-Mendez  

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SESSION 4: New Techniques


Construction of Cloud Trajectories and Motion of Cirrus Clouds and Water Vapour Structures   A. Szantai, M. Desbois, L. Picon, H. Laurent, F. Desalmand  

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Experience in the Height Attribution of Pure Water Vapour Structure Displacement Vectors   G. Büche, H. Karbstein and H. Fischer  

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Update on Accurate Cloud Motion and Heights Using Time Adjusted Stereo   G.G. Campbell, J.F.W. Purdom and C.E. Vaughn  

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Neurofuzzy Extraction of Wind Data from Remotely Sensed Images   F. Newland, A.R.L. Tatnall and M. Brown  

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Correlation and Relaxation Labelling - An Experimental Investigation on Fast Algorithms   Q.X. Wu, S.J. McNeill and D. Pairman  

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Winds from Meteosat and GMS WV-Imagery Using Variational Techniques   M. Rohn  

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The Complexity of Validation: A Comparison of in Situ, Scatterometer and ECMWF Model Winds   A. Stoffelen  

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