Satellite Remote Sensing

Institute for Troposheric Research

2013-04-22 HOPE campaign

two weeks ago, John and colleagues successfully set up the 100 pyranometer network as our contribution to the HOPE campaign.

2013-04-09 Rapidly scanning Meteosat-9

At Tuesday Meteosat-9 started rapid scan at a 5-min interval on a routinely basis replacing the old Meteosat-8 which now will do the backup for the others.

2013-02-06 new postdoc position filled

On the 6th of february, Bomidi Lakshmi Madhavan joined us as postdoc in our part of the HD(CP)² project. Welcome!

2013-01-14 HErZ meeting in Hamburg

At the 14th and 15th January 2013, the five projects of the Hans Ertel Centre (HErZ) of Weather Research will come together and discuss current problems in cloud and precipitation forecasting. We, as part of the "Atmospheric Dynamics & Predictability" branch, will join the meeting in Hamburg.

2012-09-17 PhD Student Vacancy HD(CP)2

As part of the BMBF-funded project "High Definition Clouds and Precipitation for advancing Climate Prediction HD(CP)2", the satellite group is soliciting applications for a PhD position.

 

2012-07-05 MSG3 launched

The third satellite of the METEOSAT Second Generation series (MSG3)  was launched successfully on July 5th, 2012 at 23:36 MESZ. In the coming weeks and months, the instrument will be tested and prepared for operational service. Details on the comissioning activities can be found here: http://www.eumetsat.int/msg3/news.html

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