Rapid Scan Applications and Benefits

Rapid Scan Applications and Benefits
  • Define what is meant by rapid scan observation
  • Describe key needs for higher frequency satellite observations
  • Describe rapid scan imaging services currently available from current second generation Meteosat satellites and the derived products that rely on the data
  • Name key convective nowcasting applications that benefit from rapid scan products
  • Describe the anticipated capabilities and benefits of next-generation satellite rapid scan datasets, from Meteosat Third Generation and other international geostationary satellites