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Earth observing system for climate research

Earth observing system for climate research

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading, U.K., 2-3 July 1990.

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Published by World Meteorological Organization in [Geneva, Switzerland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Satellite meteorology -- Congresses.,
  • Hydrologic cycle -- Congresses.,
  • Global temperature changes -- Congresses.,
  • Atmospheric radiation -- Congresses.,
  • Cloud physics -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWMO/TD -- no. 388., WCRP -- 46., WCRP (Series) -- 46.
    ContributionsWorld Climate Research Programme., International Council of Scientific Unions., World Meteorological Organization., WCRP Planning Meeting on Earth Observing System for Climate Research (1990 : Reading, England)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17643948M

    It explains the process of data assimilation, which is necessary to ensure that models are tied to reality. The video includes a discussion of weather models using the Goddard Earth Observing System (GEOS-5) model and climate models using the MERRA (Modern Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications) technique.   The Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) is one of the highest-priority scientific satellite instruments developed for EOS. The role of CERES is to contribute to a long-term climatic data record of the Earth’s energy budget by measuring the amount of reflected sunlight and emitted heat that determines its climate.

    Earth Observing System (EOS) Aura is a NASA mission to study the Earth's ozone, air quality and climate. This mission is designed exclusively to conduct research on the composition, chemistry and dynamics of the Earth's upper and lower atmosphere employing multiple instruments on a single satellite.   The main output of this service will be the annual “State of Environmental Science in Svalbard” (SESS) report, summarising the current state of Earth System Science, highlighting research needs and recommending future priorities in the Observing System. Figure: The SIOS Earth System Science observing system consists of a wide variety of.

    An Earth observation satellite or Earth remote sensing satellite is a satellite used or designed for Earth observation from orbit, similar to spy satellites but intended for non-military uses such as environmental monitoring, meteorology, map making and others. The first occurrence of satellite remote sensing can be dated to the launch of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, by the. Satellite Observations of the Earth’s Environment. Accelerating the Transition of Research to Operations. Committee on NASA-NOAA Transition from Research to Operations. Space Studies Board. Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board. Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences. Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate. Division on Earth and Life Studies.


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