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Data Assimilation and Ensembles

The process of fitting a model trajectory to a new batch of observations, given a previous forecast. x represents a model state and y an observation.

Undertaking research and development into observations processing, data assimilation and ensemble forecasting , with a particular focus on forecasts of severe weather over the UK.

  • Data assimilation research is focused on making the best use of observations using advanced variational and ensemble data assimilation techniques.

  • Ensemble forecasting research provides a range of products aimed at increasing the value of weather forecasts to the general public and commercial customers.

Last updated: Oct 7, 2016 10:00 AM