|Contribution of Météo-France Toulouse to the SAFNWC|
The Eumetsat "SAF to support to
Nowcasting and Very Short Range Forecasting" (SAFNWC) has been hosted
since 1997 by the Spanish Meteorological Institute, Agencia Estatal de
Meteorología (AEMet). The objective of this SAF is to develop an
operational software package to produce several products (aiming to
support nowcasting applications) using data from the future Eumetat MSG
and EPS meteorological satellites. Four weather services are involved
in this SAF: AEMet (Spanish weather service), SMHI (Swedish weather
service), ZAMG (Austrian weather service) and Météo-France.
For more detailed information on the project and the products refer to the NWC SAF Web site .
The Nowcasting department of
Meteo-France in Toulouse (DirOP/PI), is responsible for the
development and scientific maintenance of software module that allow to