Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut (KNMI)

Organisation profile

KNMI is the Dutch national institute for weather, climate and seismology. KNMI provides weather information for traffic, economy, and environment to the general public, the national authorities, airliners, and shipping. KNMI performs research of climate change by monitoring, modelling and process studies, and provides climate information and data.

The Climate Observations division contributes to monitoring and understanding of the Earth‘s atmosphere by using satellite data. The division processes satellite data, distributes satellite data products to users, and uses the data to study processes and trends of atmospheric composition regarding trace gases, aerosols and clouds.

Role in the project

KNMI will lead WP32 Geostationary spaceborne retrievals of high IWC being responsible for the provision of spacebourne ice cloud observations as well as the validation of these observations.

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