Identify and interpret fields and derived products

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

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

Mary Forsythe presents the impact of satellite winds on the performance of NWP models (ECMWF).

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

Anu-Maija Sundström gives an overview presentation on AC SAF products and on long-range transport events.

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.

Alexander Jann presents the NWC SAF product EXIM, its functionalities and the algorithm.

Javier Garcia Pereida presents the NWC SAF product High Resolution Winds and shows application examples.

Lukas Tüchler presents a method to detect downdrafts from thunderstorms out of Doppler-radar data.