Data Assimilation Method

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Data Assimilation Method

Post by unome » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:21 pm

kudos & much respect to professor Zhang, may he rest in peace

https://m.phys.org/news/2019-08-assimil ... icane.html
"That's the beauty of assimilating the GOES-16 satellite," Zhang said. "It looks almost identical to the actual observation. The use of all-sky radiance doesn't just improve existing models. It makes a huge difference."

More information: Fuqing Zhang et al, Improving Harvey Forecasts with Next-Generation Weather Satellites: Advanced Hurricane Analysis and Prediction with Assimilation of GOES-R All-Sky Radiances, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (2019). DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0149.1
link: https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.117 ... -18-0149.1