The purpose of the lecture is to provide a necessarily brief overview of the basic physical principles underlying satellite precipitation estimation methods.

Norman Wildmann presents a wind measurement technique based on the use of UAS, a.k.a. drones.

Ab Maas talks about the challenges that wind presents in ballooning.

Jason Apke presents a method to derive winds from satellite data and shows some example applications.

HansPeter Roesli illustrated the impact of wind on clouds by examples taken from satellite imagery.

Ad Stöffelen provides an overview on current wind products and services.

Valerie-Marie Kumer tals about the challenges of flying in complex terrain.

Roland Winkler talks about the safety and economic impact of wind in aviation.

Régis Borde gives an overview on the actual wind products extracted from polar satellites over the world.

Polly Schmederer presents an evaluation of the EXIM product.