15-19 October 2012: 6th IPWG meeting
The 6th International Precipitation Working Group (IPWG) meeting was held
in Sao José Dos Campos in Brazil from October 15th to October 19th at
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE). IPWG is part of the
Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites 5CGMS), a program of the
World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).
Seven people represented Megha-Tropiques at the meeting, covering the
whole range of scientific activities. Three oral presentations were given
on the mission status, the validation activities and the TOOCAN products
and three posters presented the BRAIN validation activities, the algorithm
validation activities and the last developments of TAPEER.
A special session on Megha-Tropiques was held on Thursday the 18th where a
very fruitful discussion took place about error estimates for rain
products.The presentations are available on the IPWG web site
Last Updated ( Monday, 22 October 2012 )