Meteosat


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Meteosat:

see European Space AgencyEuropean Space Agency
(ESA), multinational agency dedicated to the promotion, for exclusively peaceful purposes, of cooperation among European states in space research and technology.
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The EUMETSAT Director-General, Alain Ratier, said: "MSG-4 was the tenth Meteosat satellite successfully launched by Ariane and it will be essential for the smooth transition to Meteosat Third Generation.
Automatic classification of clouds on METEOSAT imagery: application to high-level clouds, Journal of Applied Meteorology 21: 401-412.
3] Moser W and E Raschke (1983) "Mapping of global radiation and of cloudiness from Meteosat image data", Meteorol.
Simultaneously, as solar radiation and cloud cover are important in ozone formation, RADAR and METEOSAT images are also used as a diagnostic tool to improve ozone forecasting.
Europa logro dos grandes exitos en la industria de la aviacion: el Concorde (1969) y el Airbus A 300 (1972); en 1977, la Agencia espacial Europea puso en orbita un satelite metereologico de gran precision y utilidad, el Meteosat.
He was also interested in TV satellite reception and Meteosat images.
A fourth second-generation Meteosat satellite (MSG-4) is to be built for the European Space Agency (ESA) by Alcatel Space, under the terms of a contract signed on November 2 in Paris, according to a statement released by the ESA.
These super cells, clearly identifiable on METEOSAT visible imagery, were found to be almost stationary and randomly distributed within the cluster.
Successfully launched aboard the European Space Agency/European Meteorological Satellite's (EUMETSAT) Meteosat Second Generation (MSG)-1 satellite on 28 August 2002, the Astrium-sourced Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infra-Red Imager (SEVIRI) payload is set to radically upgrade the accuracy of nowcasting short-term weather forecasting for Europe, Africa and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
The launch of the first of three planned Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellites on an Arianne Five rocket from French Guiana comes after a summer of unpredictable, miserable and sometimes downright dangerous weather across Europe.
The Meteosat Second Generation (MSG1) satellite was launched at 11.