The operational products of the CM SAF are generated at the processing centre at Deutscher Wetterdienst
The production of long time series of Fundamental (FCDR) and Thematic Climate Date Records (TCDR) is done at different sites, depending on used input data and available computer facilities, namely at
The table below shows the different processing tasks of these centres:
|Processing centre||Product Group||Type of parameters|
|Deutscher Wetterdienst||EDR||cloud, surface radiation|
|TCDR||cloud, surface radiation, top of atmosphere radiation, precipitation, turbulent energy fluxes|
|UK MetOffice||TCDR||Upper tropospheric humidity|
|EUMETSAT Secretariat||ICDR||cloud, surface radiation|
All products are stored in the central archive of DWD.
Acknowldegement is made for the use of ECMWF computing and archive facilities.
NaS / June2018