Documentation

Here you will find Nowcasting saf related documentations, reports and presentations. Use links below or via the nwc saf Help Desk.

pps Basic Documents
Products Validation report for the SAFNWC/PPS VR
Product user manual for the SAFNWC/PPS application PUM
Algoritm Theoretical Basis Document for Cloud Mask ATBD1
Algoritm Theoretical Basis Document for Cloud Type ATBD2
Algoritm Theoretical Basis Document for CTTH ATBD3
Algoritm Theoretical Basis Document for Precipitating Clouds ATBD4
Visiting Scientist Activity
Visiting Scientist Activity Reports VSA reports
Related scientific litterature
Karlsson, K.-G. and Dybbroe, A., 2010. Evaluation of Arctic cloud products from the EUMETSAT Climate Monitoring Satellite Application Facility based on CALIPSO-CALIOP observations. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 1789-1807, doi:10.5194/acp-10-1789-2010, 2010 abstract
Schulz, J. et.al., 2008, Operational climate monitoring from space: the Eumetsat satellite application facility on climate monitoring (CM-SAF) Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 8, 8517-8563, 2008. pdf
Eliasson, S., Tetzlaff, A., and Karlsson, K.-G. 2007,Prototyping an improved PPS cloud detection for the Arctic polar night. SMHI Reports Meteorology, No. 128., 37 pp. pdf
Dybbroe, A., Karlsson, K.-G., Thoss, A., 2005a. NWCSAF AVHRR cloud detection and analysis using dynamic thresholds and radiative modelling - Part I: Algoritm description. J. Appl. Meteor., 44, 39-54. abstract
Dybbroe, A., Karlsson, K.-G., Thoss, A., 2005b. NWCSAF AVHRR cloud detection and analysis using dynamic thresholds and radiative modelling - Part II: Tuning and Validation. J. Appl. Meteor., 44, 55-71. abstract
The AVHRR Interactive Training Manager, Version 2.01, April 2005. User manual for the AVHRR interactive training manager tool - GUI and database description. pdf
Bennartz, R., Thoss, A., Dybbroe, A. and Michelson, D.B., 2002: Precipitating analysis using the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit in support of nowcasting applications. Meteorological Applications, 9, 177-189. abstract
Scientific Report on SAFNWC/PPS prototype development, version 1.1, September 2000 pdf