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ECMWF launches new simulated satellite data product
18 March 2016
ECMWF has launched a new dataset called Simulated Satellite Data (SSD), which provides global high-resolution forecasts of the weather as seen from space.
Simulated satellite images generated from the SSD provide a unique view of global cloud cover and moisture features up to ten days into the future.
The new product is based on ECMWF's global forecasts at the record-breaking resolution introduced by the model upgrade announced on 10 March 2016.
"These images provide an exciting and unique view of the atmosphere predicted by our new high-resolution model – as it would be seen from space," ECMWF scientist Cristina Lupu said.
Image credit: ECMWF - Simulated satellite imagery Meteosat 10 Channel 9