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Partners

The following institutes/partners are part of WVMS:

BIRA-IASB Home Page Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, Brussels, Belgium.

Tasks: Service lead, website, IWV data/image from IASI and GNSS, image from AIRS and SSM-I
People: Hugues Brenot, Michel Van Roozendael, Christian Hermans, Nicolas Kumps, Martine De Mazière, Olivier Rasson, Didier Pieroux
KMI-IRM Home Page Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium.

Tasks: Service lead, IWV data from GNSS
People: Roeland Van Malderen, Hugo De Backer, Nicolas Clerbaux, Steven Dewitte, Laurent Delobbe
KSB-ORB Home Page Royal Observatory of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium.

Tasks: Service lead, IWV data from GNSS
People: Eric Pottiaux, Carine Bruyninx
Solar-Terrestrial Centre of Excellence Solar-Terrestrial Centre of Excellence, Brussels, Belgium.

Tasks: Service lead, IWV data from GNSS
People: Eric Pottiaux, Roeland Van Malderen and Hugues Brenot
GNSS4SWEC GNSS4SWEC - ESSEM COST Action ES1206 Action ES1206, Europe.

Tasks: GNSS4SWEC - Advanced Global Navigation Satellite Systems tropospheric products for monitoring severe weather events and climate
People: The Management Committee is chaired by Dr. Jonathan Jones, the vice-chair is Dr. Guergana Guerova.
Work Group 1 (Advanced Processing Techniques) is chaired by Dr. Jan DOUSA and Dr. Galina Dick.
Work Group 2 (Use of GNSS tropospheric products for high resolution NWP and sever weather forecasting) is chaired by Dr. Siebren de Haan and Dr. Eric Pottiaux.
Work Group 3 (Use of GNSS tropospheric products for climate monitoringAdvanced Processing Techniques) is chaired by Dr. Rosa Pacione and Dr. Olivier Bock.



The following institutes/agencies are the data providers of WVMS:

IGS Home Page International GNSS Service, Pasadena, California, USA.

Tasks: Zenith Total Delay of the neutrosphere from GNSS data
People: Yoaz Bar-Sever, Sung Byun, Sharyl Byram, Christine Hackman



E-GVAP
EUMETNET EIG GNSS water vapour programme, Europe.

Tasks: E-GVAP was set up, in April 2005, to provide its EUMETNET members with European GNSS delay and water vapour estimates for operational meteorology in near real-time.
People: Henrik Vedel (programme manager), Siebren de Haan (validation), Jonathan Jones, Dave Offiler, and Gemma Bennitt (data encoding, distribution and monitoring).
BIGF NERC British Isles continuous GNSS Facility, Nottingham, UK.

Tasks: The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded British Isles continuous GNSS Facility (BIGF) supports research scientists with archived RINEX format GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) data, metadata and derivative products.
People: David Baker and Richard Bingley.
JPL Home Page Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USA.

Tasks: L2 IWV data from AIRS and quality control
People: Edward Olsen, Scott Hannon, Larrabee Strow, Christopher Barnet, Hartmut Aumann, Eric Fetzer, Alan Buis, Thomas Pagano, Joao Teixeira, Sharon Ray
RSS Home Page Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, California, USA.

Tasks: L2 IWV data and quality control from SSMI/SSMIS instruments onboard DMSP (Defense Meteorological Satellite Program) satellite platforms
People: Frank Wentz, Marty Brewer, Chelle Gentemann, Kyle Hilburn, Carl Mears, Thomas Meissner, Lucrezia Ricciardulli, Joel Scott, Deborah Smith
DWD CM-SAF Home Page HOAPS Home Page Deutscher Wetterdienst CM-SAF, Offenbach, Hessen, Germany.

Tasks: L2 IWV data from SSMI/SSMIS instruments onboard DMSP satellite platforms, link to HOAPS project
People: Karsten Fennig, Marc Shröder
NASA DISC National Aeronautics and Space Administration of United States of America

Data Provider for AIRS and DMSP satellites instruments
ESA observing the Earth EUMETSAT

Tasks: data Provider (profile of humidity) for IASI instrument
People: Thomas August
Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales National Center of Spatial Studies

Data Provider for IASI instrument
ESA observing the Earth European Space Agency

Data Provider for IASI instrument

 
We would furthermore like to thank the following people for discussions, suggestions and other help:

University of Nottingham/BIGF David Baker
JPL/Caltech Edward Olsen, Yoaz Bar-Sever, Sung Byun
VU Wien Johannes Böhm
IGS/USNO Sharyl Byram, Christine Hackman
Remote Sensing Systems Deborah Smith
DWD/CM-SAF Karsten Fennig, Marc Shröder
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Last update on 26 Aug 2014