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MSG

METEOSAT Second generation receiving station

  • Project PI

RSRG Prof. Dr. Gunter Menz     

 

  • Project aim

ZFL operates a MSG receiving station. Every 15-min we receive all channels in full resolution of the reprocessed data by EUMETSAT archive various subsets of Africa and central Europe for research on cloud distribution and rainfall modelling. Current subsets stored comprise southern Africa, East Africa, West Africa and central Europe.

  • Run time

since 2006 - to date

  • Study areas

Europe
Africa

  • Staff
Sascha Heinemann (Diploma student)
Johannes Landmann (student assistant)
Prof. Gunter Menz (project coordinator)
  • Cooperation partners

SFB ACACIA
IMPETUS 

  • Funding agency

DFG, BMBF, Univeristy of Bonn

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