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2nd Workshop

Second MEGHA-TROPIQUES Scientific Workshop
Paris July 2-6, 2001

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1st Session : Presentation of the Megha-Tropiques Mission
Chairman R. Narasimha   
D. Borel (CNES representative)Welcome and Introduction
M.S. NarayananIntroduction,  presentation of the Indian delegation
M. DesboisGeneral objectives and principles, presentation of the French delegation
G. RajuThe organisation of the project in India/ISRO
N. KaroucheThe organisation of the project in France/CNES
P. BatistaThe view of ESA on GPM and Megha-Tropiques

2nd Session : Scientific problems and objectives
Chairwoman  L. Eymard 

R. Sadourny Issues on tropical systems and climate
J. SrinivasanEnergy and moisture budgets of the tropical convective systems
J.-L. RedelspergerActual issues in mesoscale tropical convective systems understanding : the experience of  experimental campaigns  and mesoscale  modelling
R. NarasimhaNew scaling arguments for low-wind eddy fluxes
N.C. MohantyIntraseasonal variability of the summer monsoon over India (Soon Available)
R. Roca High resolution observations of free tropospheric humidity from METEOSAT over the Indian Ocean
Kusuma RaoMETEOSAT observations of the modulation of the Indian summer monsoon over intraseasonal scales (Soon Available)
J.-Ph Duvel Scale Interaction between Mesoscale Convective Systems and Intraseasonal Oscillations over the Indian Ocean Region
A. K. Mitra  and  S. DasRepresentation of Deep Moist Convection In NCMRWF  Global T80 Analysis / Forecast System:  Results From Different  Experiments
K. LavalSimulation of Monsoon disturbances in LMD GCM
F. RouxTropical cyclone issues and other climatic risks in tropical area

3rd Session : Presentation of the Megha-Tropiques instruments
Chairman M.S. Narayanan 

G. Raju  / C. Goldsteinthe Madras instrument on Megha Tropiques
M. Gheudin / L. Eymardthe Saphir instrument on Megha Tropiques
F. Sirou / M. Viollierthe ScaRaB instrument on Megha Tropiques
M. Capderouthe specificity of the Megha-Tropiques orbit

4 th Session : Algorithms and data processing : precipitation
Chairman M. Desbois

N. Viltardthe experience of precipitation retrieval from TRMM
R. Gairolarainfall and other parameters from TMI/TRMM
I. JobardStatus of satellite retrieval of rainfall at different scales using multi-source data 
PK Pal, N Agarwal and CM KishtawalVertical structure of rainfall from TRMM-PR data for assimilation in GCM
Peter Bauer and Virginie MarécalAssimilation of rainfall from TRMM in the ECMWF model

5th Session : Algorithms and data processing : surface properties and fluxes
Chairman  J. Srinivasan 

M.S. NarayananMarine Observations from Indian Oceansat-1 and Stratification over the Arabian Sea
D. Bourras / L. Eymard retrieval of sea surface heat fluxes from microwave measurements
M. Viollierrestitution of Longwave and Shortwave radiative fluxes from combinations of ScaRaB and Meteosat data

6th Session : Algorithms and data processing : water vapour and multiparameter retrieval
Chairman  J. Srinivasan

R.C. Bhatia Validation of water vapour and wind speed products dérive from MSMR payload onboard IRS_P4 Satellite and meteorological applications of data products
S. Franquet, N. Scott Simulations of radiative transfer in the Saphir channels in the perspective of WV profiles retrievals
B.S. GohilSimulation studies for humidity profile retrieval from SAPHIR
E. ObligisMutiparameter retrieval from microwave data. Part 1 : data base and direct model
R. GairolaMutiparameter retrieval from microwave data. Part 2 : Inversion

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