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Near-Real-Time Satellite Cloud Products for Icing Detection and Aviation Weather over the USA
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published June 16, 2003 by SAE International in United States
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A set of physically based retrieval algorithms has been developed to derive from multispectral satellite imagery a variety of cloud properties that can be used to diagnose icing conditions when upper-level clouds are absent. The algorithms are being applied in near-real time to the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) data over Florida, the Southern Great Plains, and the midwestern USA. The products are available in image and digital formats on the world-wide web. The analysis system is being upgraded to analyze GOES data over the CONUS. Validation, 24-hour processing, and operational issues are discussed.
CitationMinnis, P., Smith, W., Nguyen, L., Heck, P. et al., "Near-Real-Time Satellite Cloud Products for Icing Detection and Aviation Weather over the USA," SAE Technical Paper 2003-01-2097, 2003, https://doi.org/10.4271/2003-01-2097.
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