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Aviation Applications for Satellite-Based Observations of Cloud Properties,...

Mecikalski, J. R., W. F. Feltz, J. J. Murray, D. B. Johnson, K. Bedka, S. Bedka, A. J. Wimmers, M. J. Pavolonis, T. A. Berendes, J. Haggerty, P. Minnis, B. Bernstein, and E. J. Williams (2007), Aviation Applications for Satellite-Based Observations of Cloud Properties, Convection Initiation, In-Flight Icing, Turbulence, and Volcanic Ash, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 1589-1607, doi:10.1175/BAMS-88-10-1589.
Abstract: 

Aviation safety is being advanced as meteorological satellites are exploited for critical information. Turbulence, in-flight icing, convective storms, and volcanic ash hazards are being mitigated as satellite parameters are implemented within national aviation forecasting systems.

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