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Impact Of Satellite Temperature Sounding And Wind Data On Numerical Weather Prediction
Author(s): R. Atlas; E. Kalnay; M. Halem
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Paper Abstract

A brief review is presented of simulation studies and real-data experiments that were conducted to assess the impact of satellite observations on numerical weather prediction. These experiments show that while there has been some redundancy between observing systems, satellite data have made significant contributions toward improving global forecasting.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1985
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 24(2) 242341 doi: 10.1117/12.7973481
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 24, Issue 2
Show Author Affiliations
R. Atlas, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)
E. Kalnay, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)
M. Halem, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)

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