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Paper title EUMETSAT's SAF Network and its climate data records
Authors
  1. Lothar Schüller European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) Speaker
Form of presentation Poster
Topics
  • A5. Climate
    • A5.02 The role of Earth Observation in climate services
Abstract text This presentation will present the plans of EUMETSAT's Network of Satellite Application Facilities (SAFs) for the period 2022 - 2027. The SAF Network consists of eight Satellite Application Facilities dedicated to provide operational services for specific application areas. One element is the sustained generation of Climate Data Records from satellite data to support climate science and climate services. In 2021 the commitments for a fourth "Continuous Development and Operations Phase (CDOP4) have been approved. An overview of the Climate Data Record portfolio, the applied concepts as well as the applications examples will be presented.