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Results Of Experimental Numerical Forecasts Using Temperature Profiles From Geostationary Satellites
Author(s): Edward A. O'Lenic
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Paper Abstract

VAS [VISSR Atmospheric Sounder (Visible Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer)] data from the GOES-west are input to analyses used as inifial conditions for 48-hour numerical integra-tions of the Limited Fine-mesh Model (LFM) used operationally at the National Meteorological Center (NMC). Of four cases examined using VAS data, three produced improved forecasts of 500-mb height, while one produced a degraded forecast. The results are considered promising in regard to future use of such data in models such as the LFM.

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Date Published: 1 August 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0481, Recent Advances in Civil Space Remote Sensing, (1 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943076
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Edward A. O'Lenic, National Meteorological Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0481:
Recent Advances in Civil Space Remote Sensing

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