publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2009

Determination of clouds in MSG data for the validation of clouds in a regional climate model

Huckle, Roger;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: KIT-Bibliothek, Karlsruhe
  • Country: Germany
Regional climate models (e.g. CLM) can help to asses the influence of the antropogenic climate change on the different regions of the earth. Validation of these models is very important. Satellite data are of great benefit, as data on a global scale and high temporal resolution is available. In this thesis a cloud detection and object based cloud classification for Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) was developed and used to validate CLM clouds. Results show sometimes too many clouds in the CLM.
free text keywords: MSG, clouds, climate, CLM, OBIA, Earth sciences, ddc:550
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