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Planetary wave reanalysis using satellite data

Lewis, S. R.; Holmes, J. A. and Streeter, P. M. (2018). Planetary wave reanalysis using satellite data. In: Atmosphere Data Assimilation (MADA) workshop, 29-31 Aug 2018, Savoie Technolac, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France.

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Abstract

A key motivation to use data assimilation for plane-tary science is in order to recover information about day-to-day atmospheric variability, or ‘weather’. Whilst there is no immediate need for a regular weather forecast in most planetary science, data assimilation offers the prospect of a systematic rea-nalysis of past and present spacecraft data. This is especially valuable when, as is often the case, a planet is being observed from only one or two orbital platforms at any one time and synoptic-scale weather system may translate and change signifi-cantly between satellite passes. Observations are often sparse and incomplete. This leads to problems of aliasing and potential ambiguity in a convention-al data analysis.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2018 The Authors
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Characterizing the Martian water cycle by assimilating ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter dataST/R001405/1UKSA UK Space Agency
Modelling and retrieval of martian dust, ice and ozone from ExoMars NOMAD dataST/P001262/1UKSA UK Space Agency
Understanding Planet Mars With Advanced Remote-sensing Datasets and Synergistic studies633127EC (European Commission): FP (inc.Horizon2020 & ERC schemes)
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 58731
Depositing User: Stephen Lewis
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2019 15:05
Last Modified: 03 May 2019 09:01
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/58731
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