Archive of all visiting scientists’ reports

Archive of all visiting scientists’ reports

TitleAuthor(s)DateDoc ID
An investigation of the impact of the assimilation of M-T SAPHIR data in the Met Office data assimilation systemIndira Rani, William Bell, Amy Doherty, and Stuart NewmanSeptember 2016NWPSAF-MO-VS-055
ASCAT-6.25 validation on coastal jets – 2Isabel Monteiro
July 2016NWPSAF-KN-VS-016
Constrained adaptive bias correction for satellite radiance assimilation in the ECMWF 4D-Var system Wei Han and Niels Bormann
July 2016NWPSAF-EC_VS-028
Assessment of the mesospheric temperature sounding channels of SSMISBenjamin RustonMay 2016NWPSAF-MO_VS-053
Comparison of MFASIS fast RT model and RTTOV-12Leonhard ScheckApril 2016NWPSAF-MO_VS-054
An evaluation of FY-3C satellite data quality at ECMWF and the Met OfficeQifeng Lu, Heather Lawrence, Niels Bormann, Steve English,
Katie Lean, Nigel Atkinson, William Bell, Fabien Carminati
November 2015 NWPSAF-EC-VS-027
ASCAT-6.25 validation on coastal jetsIsabel Monteiro, Jur Vogelzang and Ad StoffelenOctober 2015NWPSAF-KN-VS-015
On mesoscale analysis and ASCAT ambiguity removalWenming Lin, Marcos Portabella, Jur Vogelzang, Ad Stoffelen, Anton VerhoefAugust 2015NWPSAF-KN-VS-014
MFASIS - a fast radiative transfer method for the visible spectrumLeonhard ScheckJuly 2015NWPSAF-MO-VS-051
Microwave Surface Emissivity over sea-iceFabrizio Baordo and Alan GeerJuly 2015NWPSAF-EC-VS-026
Preliminary studies towards the use of IASI PC products in the Météo-France global data assimilation systemS. Guedj, V. Guidard and J.-F. MahfoufFebruary 2015NWPSAF-MF-VS-005
The RTTOV UWiremis module: Investigation into the angular dependence of IR surface emissivityEva BorbasOctober 2014NWPSAF-MO-VS-050
Validation of foam coverage derived from wave dissipative energy from a wave model for RTTOVM. Anguelova, L.-F. Meunier, M. Bettenhausen, P.Janssen and S. English.July 2014NWPSAF-EC-VS-025
The Zeeman effect implementation for SSMIS in ARTS v. RTTOVRichard LarssonJune 2014NWPSAF-MO-VS-049
Improved ocean emissivity modelling for assimilation of microwave imagers using foam coverage derived from a wave modelLouis-François Meunier, Stephen English and Peter JanssenFebruary 2014NWPSAF-EC-VS-024
Evaluation of control variables for the assimilation of cloud-affected infrared radiancesPauline Martinet, William Bell, Ed Pavelin and John EyreMay 2013NWPSAF-MO-VS-048
Signatures of upscale and downscale energy transfer deduced from a third-order structure function analysis of scatterometer winds over the tropical PacificGregory P. King, Jur Vogelzang and Ad StoffelenMarch 2013NWPSAF-KN-VS-013
Second-order structure function analysis of scatterometer winds over the tropical Pacific: Part 2. Rainy and dry regionsGregory P. King, Jur Vogelzang and Ad StoffelenMarch 2013NWPSAF-KN-VS-012
Evaluation of FY-3B data and an assessment
of passband shifts in AMSU-A and MSU
during the period 1978 – 2012
Qifeng Lu and William BellMarch 2012NWPSAF-EC-VS-023
Cloud information from high spectral
resolution IR sounders
Kozo Okamoto, Anthony P. McNally and William BellSeptember 2012NWPSAF-EC-VS-022
IASI Channel
Selection for Reconstructed Radiances
A. D. CollardJuly 2012NWPSAF-MO-VS-047
Polarization options for the EPS-SG
Maria Belmonte Rivas, Ad Stoffelen and Gerd-Jan Van ZadelhoffJuly 2012NWPSAF-KN-VS-009
Report on land surface
data assimilation activities in Europe and the Americas in
the context of NWP SAF objectives
Luis Gustavo Goncalves de Goncalves and Joao Gerd Zell
de Mattos
April 2012NWPSAF-EC-VS-021
TELSEM 1D-var experiments
at the Met Office: final report
Filipe Aires, Sreerekha Thonipparambil, Catherine
Prigent and Roger Saunders
February 2012NWPSAF-MO-VS-046
Explicit handling of surface emission for the exploitation of high spectral resolution infrared satellite sounding radiances from IASI over land and sea-iceB. Ruston and A. McNallyFebruary 2012NWPSAF-EC-VS-020
Second-order structure function analysis of
scatterometer winds over the Tropical Pacific:
Part 1. Spectra and Structure Functions
Gregory P. King, Jur Vogelzang and Ad StoffelenFebruary 2012NWPSAF-KN-VS-008
Evaluation of the 15 min. NWC SAF High Resolution AMVsJavier García PeredaJanuary 2012NWPSAF-MO-VS-044
Evaluation of new hourly GOES AMVs with
Expected Error
David SantekOctober 2011NWPSAF-EC-VS-019
Development of the GPU-based RTTOV-7
IASI and AMSU Radiative Transfer Models
Bormin Huang, Jarno Mielikainen, Hung-Lung Allen
Huang, and Roger Saunders
July 2011NWPSAF-MO-VS-043
FASTEM-4 ValidationQuanhua LiuJune 2011NWPSAF-MO-VS-045
An evaluation of the FY-3A sounding radiance
Qifeng Lu, W. Bell, P. Bauer, N. Bormann and C. PeubeyOctober 2010NWPSAF-EC-VS-018
UWiremis IR land surface emissivity module
Eva E. Borbas and Benjamin C. RustonJune 2010NWPSAF-MO-VS-042
information from high spectral
resolution infrared sounders
W.Han and A.McNallyMay 2010NWPSAF-EC-VS-017
of CPTEC AIRS L2 intercomparison and validation with Met
Office IASI L2 intercomparison and validation
Simone CostaMarch 2010NWPSAF-MO-VS-041
TELSEM: a Tool to Estimate Land
Surface Emissivities at Microwave frequencies
F.Aires, C.Prigent, F.Bernardo, C.Jiménez, R.Saunders and P.BrunelNovember 2009NWPSAF-MO-VS-040
Improving the assimilation
of IASI and ATOVS data in polar region and limited area
Roger Randriamampianina, Fiona Hilton and Brett CandyOctober 2009NWPSAF-MO-VS-039
assessment of AMV errors
Renato Galante Negri and Mary ForsytheJune 2009NWPSAF-MO-VS-038
of progress in assimilating cloud-affected microwave radiances
at NCEP, ECMWF, JMA and the Met Office
Min-Jeong Kim, Steve English, Peter Bauer, Alan
Geer and Kozo Okamoto
October 2008NWPSAF-MO-VS-037
Bias correction of window channels on
microwave and infrared sounders
Wei Han and Anthony McNallyAugust 2008NWPSAF-EC-VS-016
Tools for improved use of hyperspectral IR observationsBenjamin RustonAugust 2008NWPSAF-MO-VS-036
Using simulated satellite images to improve
the characterization of Atmospheric Motion
Vectors (AMVs) and their errors for Numerical
Weather Prediction
Lueder von BremenApril 2008NWPSAF-EC-VS-015
ASCAT coastal AWDP prototypeMarcos Portabella, Anton Verhoef, and Ad StoffelenMarch 2008NWPSAF-KN-VS-007

Incorporation of the JCSDA
Zeeman RT model in RTTOV v9

Y. HanDecember 2007NWPSAF-MO-VS-035
Investigation of the suitability
of the 6S radiative tranfer model to extend RTTOV to solar wavelengths
N. HuneeusDecember 2007NWPSAF-MO-VS-034
Comparison of radiative transfer models for
AMSU-B in presence of ice clouds
N. Courcoux, A. Doherty, T. R. SreerekhaMay 2007NWPSAF-MO-VS-020
Towards the assimilation
of satellite microwave observations over land: feasibility studies
using SSMI/S, AMSU-A and AMSU-B
F. Karbou, N. Bormann, J-N. ThépautJanuary 2007NWPSAF-EC-VS-010

SMOS Community Microwave Emission

T.R.H. HolmesDecember 2006NWPSAF-EC-VS-014

Incorporation of RTTOV-8 in

P.F.W. van Delst and R.W. SaundersSeptember 2006NWPSAF-MO-VS-022

91-level ECMWF diverse profile

F. ChevallierJune 2006NWPSAF-EC-VS-013

CIMMS Liaison Meeting, 15-17 May 2006 (password protected — NWPSAF members only)

N. Atkinson, P. Brunel and P. MarguinaudMay 2006NWPSAF-MO-VS-021

Quantitative precipitation estimation from satellite data (password protected — NWPSAF members only)

S. LaviolaApril 2006NWPSAF-MO-VS-024

RTTOVCLD version 8: Independent
Assessment, v1.1

C.J. Merchant, O. Embury, C.P. OldApril 2006NWPSAF-MO-VS-018

The validation of cloud detection
for AIRS

W. GräsleJanuary 2006NWPSAF-EC-VS-012
Validation of background error
covariances for radiance assimilation
R. HessJanuary 2006NWPSAF-EC-VS-011
Impementation Plan for a NRT global ASCAT soil moisture product
for NWP:
Part 1: NWP User Community Requirements SummaryR.A. KiddJuly 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-025
Part 2: METOP ASCAT Data Streams and Data FormatsR.A. Kiddhref=" 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-026
Part 3: Azimuthal Anisotrophy of Scatterometer Measurements over
Z. BartalisSeptember 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-027
Part 4: Discrete Global Grid SystemsR.A. KiddDecember 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-028
Part 5: Implementation Plan for a Soil Moisture Product for NWPW. WagnerDecember 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-029
Part 6: Selection of resampling ProcedureZ. BartalisSeptember 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-030
Part 7: Definition of Quality FlagsK. ScipalAugust 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-031
Part 9: ERS-METOP Scatterometer Cross-CalibrationK. ScipalJune 2006NWPSAF-MO-VS-033

Visit to EUMETSAT to discuss
AMVs (26-29 June 2005) v1.3

M. Forsythe and M.Doutriaux-BoucherSeptember 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-016

Comparison of radiative transfer
model jacobians in the presence of hydrometeors between JCSDA
model and NWP SAF model

G. WickMay 2005NWPSAF-MO-VS-023
Use of AIRS cloudy radiancesM. Dahoui, F. Rabier, L. Lavanant and N. FourriéDecember 2004NWPSAF-MF-VS-004
RTTOVSCATT model summary & reviewer comments A. GasiewskiJuly 2004NWPSAF-MO-VS-014