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Global Climate Model ECHAM


The global climate model ECHAM was developed by the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg/Germany and by the University of Hamburg. At present the model version 5 is mainly used at the insti...
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Related Topics: Meteorology and Climatology Geophysics

Integrated meteorological advisory system


Weather phenomena like turbulence, wind shear, lightning, heavy precipitation and in-flight icing are major contributors to disruptions in the air transport system. In addition, rare but serious event...
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Related Topics: Meteorology and Climatology Air Transportation and Safety Geophysics

Living Planet


With its "Living Planet" earth observation program the European Space Agency keeps track of global environmental change. Basis of the program is a series of special type of satellites called Earth Exp...
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Related Topics: Meteorology and Climatology Geophysics Earth Resources and Remote Sensing Environment Pollution Instrumentation and Photography Lasers and Masers

Pre-launch campaign in Iceland for the ADM-Aeolus satellite mission


Scientists from the DLR Institute of Atmospheric Physics travelled to Iceland for the last of a series of DLR-led technology demonstration campaigns for ESA’s meteorological satellite mission, ADM-Aeo...
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Related Topics: Geophysics Meteorology and Climatology Optics

Spring came early in 2014 judging by lengthy time series


That‘s easy to forget, considering the inconsistent and rainy summer that followed. But spring 2014 was unusually warm, and there was more sunshine and less rain than in previous years. This impressio...
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Related Topics: Meteorology and Climatology Geophysics Solar Physics

WAOSS - The Spaceborne Stereo Camera WAOSS for the Mars96 Mission


The Wide-Angle Optoelectronic Stereo Scanner WAOSS is a three CCD line pushbroom stereo camera (see figure 3). It was developed for the Russian Mars96 mission to study the atmosphere and the surface o...
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Related Topics: Meteorology and Climatology Earth Resources and Remote Sensing Geophysics

Earth Observation


With the help of remote sensing satellites, scientists receive information on the status and variations of the Earth system. Only if these data are available can the Earth’s climate and environmental...
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Related Topics: Meteorology and Climatology Spacecraft Design, Testing and Performance

The global atmosphere-chemistry model EMAC


The numerical model EMAC (short for ECHAM/MESSy Atmospheric Chemistry) is a modular global climate and chemistry simulation system with sub-models for the calculation of processes in the troposphere a...
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SCIAMACHY Book Receives Award


In March 2002 SCIAMACHY was launched into low earth orbit on board the ENVISAT satellite. Since then the instrument—developed and provided by the space agencies of Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium...
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