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3rd Workshop

3rd INDO-FRENCH Workshop under the ISRO-CNES Joint programme on Atmosphere, Climate Science and Oceanography

October 17-20, 2005
SAC Bopal Campus, Ahmedabad, India

Inaugural session

Dr. V.K. AgarwalWelcome Remarks
Prof. R. NarasimhaISRO-CNES Programme: Indian View
Dr. M. DesboisISRO-CNES Programme: French View
Dr. R.R. NavalgundInauguration
Dr. Kusuma G. RaoVotes of Thanks

1st Session : Brief Overview and Mission Details

Dr. G RajuProject Status in India
Dr. N. KaroucheProject Status in France
Pr. J. SrinivasanScience plan: Indian
Dr. M. DesboisScience plan: French
Dr. V.K. AgarwalOverview: algorithms and Applications

2nd Session : ScaraB Processing

Dr. P.C. JoshiEarth Radiation Budget studies for monsoon regions
Dr. M. ViollierAccuracy of SCARAB
Dr. K. RajeevCloud classification algorithm: INSAT experience

3rd Session : Saphir retrievals and applications

Dr. Kusuma G. RaoUse of humidity data for science of monsoon systems
Dr. B.S. GohilHumidity profile retrievam for MT: simulation using AMSU-B
Dr. F. AiresPossible algorithm for inversion of MT-SAPHIR
Dr. P.K. PalRetrievals plans for INSAT 3D

4th Session : Madras retrievals and applications

Dr. R.M. GairolaRainfall estimation using Madras
Dr. A.K. VarmaTWC and LWC from Madras
Dr. L. EymardMW measurements of land surface emissivity
Dr. F. ChopinAdaptation of the BRAIN algorithm to MADRAS
Dr. K. ParameshwaranCirrus cloud parameters using Madras

5th Session : Sampling effects

Dr. R. Babu & Dr. G. RajuMegha-tropiques sampling effect
Dr. M. CapderouMegha-tropiques : a very particular sampling
Dr. R. RocaDynamical sampling of MCS over India using MT

6th Session : Science and Applications, Oceanography

L. EymardMW measurements and air-sea interactions
A. SarkarAir-sea interactions studies using synergy of data
P. TerrayIndian Monsoon, IO Dipole and ENSO
V.K. Agarwal / Rashmi SharmaAssimilation of satellite for ocean modelling for tropical oceans
E. ThouvenotALTIKA project of altimeter foreseen for OCEANSAT-III
D. SenguptaStructure and movements of the monsoon rainband from satellites And Re-analysis
Jean PAILLEUX / Mathieu NURETMeteo France activities relevant to Megha-Tropiques

7th Session : Science and Applications, data assimilation

J.N. ThepautAssimilation of MW data in ECMWF: perspective for MT
P. GeorgeAssimilation of satellite data for meso-scale modeling
U.C. MohantySimulation of intense convective episode over India using meso-scale model
S. DasSimulations of organized convective system using ARMEX
H. LaurentCharacteristics of meso-scale convective systems over Amazonia & W. Africa

8th Session : Science and Applications, convective systems

R. RocaRadiation effects of MW in monsoon systems
R. RocaClimatic observations of MV in tropical areas with METEOSAT
F. RouxStudies of Tropical Cyclone systems
R. KrishananAn MT project on Monsoon break studies
M.S. NarayananValidation of merged TRMM daily rainfall and study of intra-seasonal oscillations

9th Session : Science and Applications, Linkages

F. ParolCapabilities of multiangles & polarization cloud measurements (POLDER)
H. LaurentCombination of MSG and TRMM for precipitation estimation over Africa (AMMA project experience)
Arundhati MisraMegha-Tropiques Data product plans
V. JayaramanMT data policy and dissemination
V.K. Agarwal / H.I. AndhariaMT data distribution and MOSDAC

10th Session : Data utilization and Operational applications

J. PariharLand applications using MT data
R.C. BhatiaIMD preparation for MT utilization
A.K. VohraNCMRWF plan for utilization of MT data
C.M. KistwalTropical Cyclone studies using Microwave observations
T.N. VenkateshInnovative methods for tropical cyclone genesis and track prediction
V.K. DadhwalMeeting training and capacity building requirements of MT

11th Session : Validation Aspects

M. RavichandranValidation of MT data with insitu observations
D. Narayana RaoMT data validation with MST radar and collocated facilities
B. ManikiamUse of Automated Instrument System for MT
G. VishwanathanGround validation for MT using weather radars
H. LaurentPrecipitation Validation network setup in Africa for AMMA

12th Session : Brief presentations, about 5 min each

Hiren JethvaIISc
V. SathiyamoorthySAC
K. DhanalaxmiCUSAT
R. VenkataratnamRASC, Japan
T. Narayan RaoNMRF
Suresh RajuSPL
S.N. TripathiIIT, Kanpur
Prof. S.P. VenketeshanIIT, Madras
Prof. K. MuralidharIIT, Kharagpur
Pradeep KumarPune University
Prof. D.V. Bhaskar RaoAndhra University
Prof. Animesh MiaitraCalcutta University
Dr. Swaroop Nandan VoraIIT, Gauhati
Prof. U.C. KothyariIIT, Roorkee

General presentations

George JosephSatellite-based space science in India

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