This page contains download links to publications from NWP SAF. This includes visiting scientist reports, technical reports, and peer-reviewed publications in which NWP SAF work was a large component.

Visiting Scientist 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

Technical Reports

TitleAuthor(s)DateDoc ID
Two-dimensional variational ambiguity
removal (2DVAR)
Jur Vogelzang October 2016NWPSAF-KN-TR-004
ASCAT-6.25 ValidationJur VogelzangMay 2016NWPSAF-KN-TV-009
A visible/infrared multiple-scattering model for RTTOV"James HockingDecember 2015NWPSAF-MO-TR-031
Diverse profile datasets from the ECMWF 137-level short-range forecasts"Reima Eresmaa and Anthony McNallyNovember 2014NWPSAF-EC-TR-017
Estimation of background error correlation functionsJur VogelzangOctober 2014NWPSAF-KN-TR-023
The orientation of SeaWinds wind vector cellsJur Vogelzang and Anton VerhoefOctober 2014NWPSAF-KN-TR-003
Research and Development in Europe on Global Application of the OceanSat-2 Scatterometer Winds Ad Stoffelen, Anton Verhoef, Jeroen Verspeek, Jur Vogelzang, Gert-Jan Marseille, Tilly Driesenaar, Yun Risheng, Giovanna De Chiara, Christophe Payan, James Cotton, Abderrahim Bentamy and Marcos PortabellaMay 2013NWPSAF-KN-TR-022
How to calculate wind spectraJur VogelzangApril 2013NWPSAF-KN-TR-008
MACC profile datasetReima Eresmaa, Angela Benedetti and Anthony P. McNally February 2012NWPSAF-EC-TR-015
GOME-2 and IASI collocationNigel AtkinsonOctober 2009NWPSAF-MO-TR-023

Peer-reviewed publications

Author(s)TitlePublicationDateDirect relevance to deliverablesPhase
Turner, E., Rayer, P. and Saunders, R.AMSUTRAN: A microwave transmittance code for satellite remote sensingJQSRT Volume 227, April 2019, Pages 117-129,
Havemann, S., J.-C.Thelen, J. P.Taylor, and R. C. HarlowThe Havemann-Taylor Fast Radiative Transfer Code (HT-FRTC): A multipurpose code based on principal componentsJournal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer
Fox, S., J. Mendrok, P. Eriksson, R. Ekelund, S. J. O’Shea, K. N. Bower, R. C. Harlow, and J. C. Pickering Airborne validation of radiative transfer modelling of ice clouds at millimetre and sub-millimetre wavelengths Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 2019
Cimini D., J. Hocking, F. De Angelis, A. Cersosimo, F. Di Paola, D. Gallucci, S. Gentile, E. Geraldi, S. Larosa, S. Nilo, F. Romano, E. Ricciardelli, E. Ripepi, M. Viggiano, L. Luini, C. Riva, F. S. Marzano, P. Martinet, Y. Song, M. H. Ahn, and P. W. RosenkranzRTTOV-gb v1.0 - Updates on sensors, absorption models, uncertainty, and availability.Submitted to Geosci. Model Dev.2018
Isabel T. Monteiro and Jur VogelzangCoastal Iberia Summertime Low‐Level Flow Assessed From ScatterometersJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 10.1029/2018JD028648
Vidot J., Brunel P., Dumont M., Carmagnola C., Hocking J.
The VIS/NIR Land and Snow BRDF Atlas for RTTOV: Comparison between MODIS MCD43C1 C5 and C6. Remote Sens., 10, 21.
Remote Sensing., Vol 10(1)2018metaRTTOVCDOP3
Scheck, L., Mayer, B., Weissmann, M.
Efficient methods to account for cloud top inclination and cloud overlap in synthetic visible satellite images
J. Atmosph. Ocean Tech., Vol 35, pp665-685
Saunders, R., Hocking, J., Turner, E., Rayer, P., Rundle, D., Brunel, P., Vidot, J., Roquet, P., Matricardi, M., Geer, A., Bormann, N., and Lupu, C.
An update on the RTTOV fast radiative transfer model (currently at version 12)
"Geosci. Model Dev.", Vol 11, pp 2717-2737
Poli, P. and Brunel, P.
Assessing reanalysis quality with early sounders Nimbus-4 IRIS (1970) and Nimbus-6 HIRS (1975)
Advances in Space Research, DOI:10.1016/j.asr.2018.04.022, Vol 62(2), pp 245-264
Geer A. J., F. Baordo, N. Bormann, P. Chambon, S. J. English, M. Kazumori, H. Lawrence, P. Lean, K. Lonitz, C. Lupu
The growing impact of satellite observations sensitive to humidity, cloud and precipitation
Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. doi:10.1002/qj.3172, Vol 143, pp 3189-3206

Eresmaa, R., J. Letertre-Danczak, C. Lupu, N. Bormann, A. P. McNally
The assimilation of Cross-track Infrared Sounder radiances at ECMWF
Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. doi:10.1002/qj.3171, Vol 143(709), pp 3177-3188

Doherty, A., S. Indira Rani, S. Newman & W. Bell
Investigation into the impact of SAPHIR on humidity analyses at the Met Office
Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. (Accepted) doi:10.1002/qj.3258
Carminati, F., Migliorini, S., Ingleby, B., Bell, W., Lawrence, H., Newman, S., Hocking, J., and Smith, A.
Using reference radiosondes to characterise NWP model uncertainty for improved satellite calibration and validation
Carminati F., B. Candy, W. Bell, N. Atkinson
Assessment and Assimilation of FY-3 Humidity Sounders and Imager in the UK Met Office Global Model
Adv. Atmos. Sci., Vol 35(80, pp 942-954
Aumann, H. H., Chen, X., Fishbein, E., Geer, A., Havemann, S., Huang, X.,  Liuzzi, G., DeSouza‐Machado, S., Manning, E. M., Masiello, G., Matricardi, M., Moradi, I., Natraj, V., Serio, C., Strow, L., Vidot, J., Wilson, R. C., Wu, W., Yang, Q. and Yung Q. L.
Evaluation of radiative transfer models with clouds
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, DOI:10.1029/2017JD028063
De Angelis F., Cimini D., Löhnert U., Caumont O., Haefele A., Pospichal B., Martinet P., Navas-Guzmán F., Klein-Baltink H., Dupont J-C, and Hocking J.
Long-term observations minus background monitoring of ground-based brightness temperatures from a microwave radiometer network
Atmos. Meas. Tech.
Geer, A.J.,K. Lonitz, P. Weston, M. Kazumori, K. Okamoto, Y. Zhu, E.H. Liu, A. Collard, W. Bell,S. Migliorini, P. Chambon,N. Fourrié, M.-J.Kim,C. Köpken-Watts, and C. Schraff
All-sky satellite data assimilation at operational weather forecasting centres
Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. (Accepted) doi:10.1002/qj.3202
Kneifel, S., J. D. Neto, D. Ori, D. Moisseev, J. Tyynelӓ, I. S. Adams, K-.S. Kuo, R. Bennartz, A. Berne, E. E. Clothiaux, P. Eriksson, A. J. Geer, R. Honeyager, J. Leinonen, C. D. Westbrook
The First International Summer Snowfall Workshop: Scattering properties of realistic frozen hydrometeors from simulations and observations, as well as defining a new standard for scattering databases
Migliorini, S., A. Lorenc, and W. Bell
A moisture incrementing operator for the assimilation of humidity- and cloud-sensitive observations: formulation and preliminary results
Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. (Accepted) doi:10.1002/qj.3216
Smith, F., S. Havemann, A. Hoffmann, W. Bell, D. Weidmann and S. Newman
Evaluation of a Laser Heterodyne Radiometer for Numerical Weather Prediction Applications
DOI: 10.1002/qj.3365
144 (715), pp 1831-1850
Wang, D., C. Prigent, L. Kilic, S. Fox, C. Harlow, C. Jimenez F. Aires, C. Grassotti, and F. Karbou
Surface Emissivity at Microwaves to Millimeter Waves over Polar Regions: Parameterization and Evaluation with Aircraft Experiments
J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0188.1, pp 1039-1059
Belmonte Rivas, M., A. Stoffelen, J. Verspeek, A. Verhoef, X. Neyt and C. AndersonCone metrics: a new tool for the intercomparison of scatterometer recordsIEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth O, 2017, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2017.26478422017metaScatterometerCDOP2
De Angelis, F., Cimini, N., Hocking, J., Martinet, P., Kneifel, S.RTTOV-gb – adapting the fast radiative transfer model RTTOV for the assimilation of ground-based microwave radiometer observationGeosci. Model Development doi:10.5194/gmd-9-2721-2016 , Vol 9, pp 2721-27392016
Kobayashi, S., P. Poli, V. JohnCharacterisation of Special Sensor Microwave Water Vapor Profiler (SSM/T-2) radiances using radiative transfer simulations from global atmospheric reanalysesAdvances in Space Research2016CDOP2
Larsson, R., M. Milz, P. Rayer, R. Saunders, W. Bell, A. Booton, S. A. Buehler, P. Eriksson, and V. JohnModeling the Zeeman effect in high altitude SSMIS channels for numerical weather prediction profiles: comparing a fast model and a line-by-line modelAtmos. Meas. Tech. doi:10.5194/amt-9-841-2016, 2016, Vol 9, pp 841-8572016metaRTTOVCDOP2
Poli, P., D. Dee, R. Saunders, V. John, P. Rayer, J. Schulz, K. Holmlund, D. Coppens, D. Klaes, J. Johnson, A. Esfandiari, I. Gerasimov, E. Zamkoff, A. Al-Jazrawi, D. Santek, M. Albani, P. Brunel, K. Fennig, M. Schroeder, S. Kobayashi, D. Oertel, W. Doehler, D. Spaenkuch, and S. Bojinski
Recent advances in satellite data rescue
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Verhoef, A., J. Vogelzang, J. Verspeek and A. Stoffelen
Long-Term Scatterometer Wind Climate Data Records
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth O, 2016, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2615873
Vogelzang, J., A. Stoffelen, R.D. Lindsley, A. Verhoef and J. Verspeek
The ASCAT 6.25-km wind product
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth O, 2016, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2623862
Vogelzang, J. and A. Stoffelen
ASCAT ultrahigh-resolution wind products on optimized grids
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth O, 2016, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2623861
Alemohammad, Seyed Hamed, Kaighin A. McColl, Alexandra G. Konings, Dara Entekhabi, Ad StoffelenCharacterization of precipitation product errors across the US using multiplicative Triple CollocationHydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss. , Vol 12, pp 2527-25592015metaScatterometerCDOP2
Brocca, L., C. Massari, L. Ciabatta, W. Wagner, A. StoffelenRemote Sensing of Terrestrial Rainfall From Ku-Band ScatterometersIEEE J. of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing2015CDOP2
Doherty A., Atkinson N., Bell W., and Smith A.An Assessment of Data from the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder at the Met OfficeAdvances in Meteorology metaRadianceCDOP2
Fois, Franco, Peter Hoogeboom, Fran?ois Le Chevalier, Ad StoffelenAn analytical model for the description of the full polarimetric sea surface Doppler signatureJournal of Geophysical Research:Oceans2015CDOP2
Fois, F., P. Hoogeboom, F. Le Chevalier, A. Stoffelen, A. MoucheDopSCAT: A mission concept for simultaneous measurements of marine winds and surface currentsJournal of Geophysical Research: Oceans2015CDOP2
Fois, F., P. Hoogeboom, F.Le Chevalier, A. StoffelenFuture Ocean Scatterometry: On the Use of Cross-Polar Scattering to Observe Very High WindsIEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing2015metaScatterometerCDOP2
Hasager, Charlotte B.*, Alexis Mouche, Merete Badger, Ferhat Bingöl, Ioanna Karagali, Tilly Driesenaar, Ad Stoffelen, Alfredo Peña, Nicolas LongépéOffshore wind climatology based on synergetic use of Envisat ASAR, ASCAT and QuikSCATRemote Sensing of Environment , Vol 156, pp 247–2632015CDOP2
Houchi, K., A. Stoffelen, G.J. Marseille and J. de KloeStatistical Quality Control of High-Resolution Winds of Different Radiosonde Types for Climatology AnalysisJ. Atm. Oceanic Technol., 2015, 32, 1796-1812, doi:DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00160.12015CDOP2
Hwang, P. A.*, A. Stoffelen, G.-J. van Zadelhoff, W. Perrie, B. Zhang, H. Li, and H. ShenCross-polarization geophysical model function for C-band radar backscattering from the ocean surface and wind speed retrievalJ. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi:10.1002/2014JC010439, Vol 1202015metaScatterometerCDOP2
Lin, W., M. Portabella, A. Stoffelen, A. Verhoef and A. TurielASCAT Wind Quality Control Near RainIEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2015.2392372, Vol 53 (8), pp 4165-41772015metaScatterometerCDOP2
Lupu, C., C. Cardinali and A. P. McNallyAdjoint-based forecast sensitivity applied for tuning observation error variancesSubmitted (and accepted with minor revision) to Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc.2015metaMonitoringCDOP2
Panfilova, M. A., M. B. Kanevsky, G. N. Balandina, V. Yu. Karaev, A. Stoffelen, A. VerhoefDetermination of the Wind-Velocity Vector Above the Ocean Surface Using the Image Spectrum of a Polarimetric Radar with Synthesized ApertureRadiophysics and Quantum Electronics2015metaScatterometerCDOP2
Salonen, K., J. Cotton, N. Bormann and M. ForsytheCharacterising AMV height assignment error by comparing best-fit pressure statistics from the Met Office and ECMWF systemsJournal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Vol 54, pp 225-2422015metaAMV metaMonitoringCDOP2
Smith A., Atkinson N. , Bell W. and Doherty A.An initial assessment of observations from the Suomi-NPP satellite: data from the Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS)Atmospheric Science Letters DOI: 10.1002/asl2.551 20152015metaMonitoring metaAAPPCDOP2
Vidot, J. , A. J. Baran, and P. BrunelA new ice cloud parametrization for infrared radiative transfer simulation of cloudy radiances: Evaluation and optimisation with IIR observations and ice cloud profile retrieval productsJournal of Geophysical Research. Atmospheresdoi: 10.1002/2015JD023462, Vol 120, pp 6937-69512015metaRTTOVCDOP2
Vogelzang, J., G.P. King and A. StoffelenSpatial variances of wind fields: their sensitivity to sampling strategy and their relation to second-order structure functions and spectraJ. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2014JC010239, Vol 120 20152015metaScatterometerCDOP2
Peubey C. and William BellThe influence of frequency shifts in microwave sounder channels on NWP analyses and forecasts.Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00016.1, Vol 31, pp 788-8072014metaRTTOVCDOP2
Belmonte-Rivas, M., A. Stoffelen and G.J. van ZadelhoffThe Benefit of HH and VV Polarizations in Retrieving Extreme Wind Speeds for an ASCAT-Type ScatterometerIEEE Gosci. Remote Sensing Letters, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2013.2280876, Vol 52 (7), pp 4273-42802014metaScatterometerCDOP2
R. EresmaaImager-assisted cloud detection for assimilation of Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer radiancesQJRMS, DOI: 10.1002/qj.23042014metaCADSCDOP2
King, Gregory P., Jur Vogelzang, Ad StoffelenUpscale and downscale energy transfer over the tropical Pacific revealed by scatterometer windsJournal of Geophysical Research: Oceans2014CDOP2
King, Gregory P., Jur Vogelzang, Ad StoffelenSecond-order structure function analysis of scatterometer winds over the Tropical Pacific: Part 1. Spectra and Structure FunctionsJournal of Geophysical Research: Oceans2014CDOP2
Lin, W., M. Portabella, A. Stoffelen, A. Turiel, A. VerhoefRain Identification in ASCAT Winds Using Singularity AnalysisIEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters , Vol 11, pp 1519-15232014metaScatterometerCDOP2
Lu, Q. and W. BellCharacterising channel center frequencies in AMSU-A and MSU microwave sounding instrumentsJournal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00136.1, Vol 31, pp 1713-17322014metaMonitoring metaRTTOVCDOP2
Mccoll, Kaighin A., Jur Vogelzang, Alexandra G Konings, Dara Entekhabi, María Piles, Ad StoffelenExtended Triple Collocation: estimating errors and correlation coefficients with respect to an unknown targetGeophysical Research Letters2014metaScatterometerCDOP2
Megner, L., D.G.H. Tan, H. Kornich, A. Horanyi, A. Stoffelen and G.J. MarseilleLinearity aspects of the ensemble of data assimilations techniqueQuart. J. Royal Meteor. Soc., 2014, doi:DOI:10.1002/qj.23622014metaScatterometerCDOP2
Negri, R.G., L.A.T. Machado, S. English and M.ForsytheCombining a cloud-resolving model with satellite for cloud process model simulation validationJ. Appl Met and Clim, 53, 521-5332014CDOP2
Sun, X. J., R. W. Zhang, G. J. Marseille, A. Stoffelen, D. Donovan, L. Liu, J. ZhaoThe performance of Aeolus in heterogeneous atmospheric conditions using high-resolution radiosonde dataAtmos. Meas. Tech doi:10.5194/amt-7-2695-2014, pp 2695–27172014CDOP2
Vidot, J. and E. BorbasLand surface VIS/NIR BRDF atlas for RTTOV-11: Model and validation against SEVIRI Land SAF albedo productQ.J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc. Article first published online: 12FEB 2014. DOI: 10.1002/qj.22882014metaRTTOVCDOP2
Bormann,N . Anne Fouilloux and William BellEvaluation and assimilation of ATMS data in the ECMWF systemJournal of Geophysical Research. doi:10.1002/2013JD020325, Vol 118, pp 12,970-12,9802013metaMonitoringCDOP2
Eyre, J. R., and P. P. WestonThe impact of the temporal spacing of observations on analysis errors in an idealised data assimilation system.Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc.2013CDOP2
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Lu Q., W. Bell, N. Bormann, P. Bauer, C. Peubey, A. GeerImproved Assimilation of Data from China's FY-3A Microwave Temperature Sounder (MWTS)Atmospheric Science Letters. DOI: 10.1002/asl.3542011metaMonitoringCDOP1
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