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NAME OF DIVISION

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Atmospheric Research Division

BRIEF INTRODUCTION

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Monitoring the formation and evolution of cloud systems for identifying and tracking the depressions and tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal and in the Indian Ocean

OBJECTIVES

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Providing timely and reliable information on weather monitoring using satellite based space technology.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

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Monitoring daily weather condition .

·         Monitoring disasters like cyclone, flood, tornado, storm surge etc.

·         Preparing disaster affected damage map.

·         Posting the analyzed images along with the weather report to the website.

·         Disseminating the weather report to the user agencies and concerned departments.

 

TOOLS UTILIZED

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·         Digital image processing system

·         Satellite data acquisition system

SATELLITE DATA INPUTS

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Time series data of

·         FY 2D/E

·         NOAA AVHRR

·         TERRA/AQUA MODIS

  • MTSAT,  METOP

OUTPUT PRODUCTS

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  • Meteorological report
  • Research paper
  • Spatial cloud cover map
  • Atmospheric Motion Vector (AMV)

ICON ITEMS

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Weather Update