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The GlobVapour project has been successfully ended on the 31st March 2012.




Project Manager:

Dr. Marc Schröder (DWD)


Technical Officer:

Dr. Bojan R. Bojkov (ESA)

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Data Request & Technical Support:

Dr. Marc Schröder (DWD)





Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD),
Frankfurter Str. 135,
Offenbach, Germany


Tel. +49 69 8062 4960
Fax. +49 69 8062 2512
to Nadine Schneider


GlobVapour related work:
  • Modification and application of a 1D-VAR scheme to retrieve water vapour information from satellite observations (SSM/I, MWR)
  • Development and application of an optimal method to combine MERIS and SSM/I as well as IASI and SEVIRI data
  • Develop homogenisation and inter-calibration methods to produce climatologically satellite data sets
  • Development and update of the GlobVapour Newsletter and updating the web page
  • Generation of technical–scientific specifications and co-ordination of document baseline
  • Acquisition of satellite and ground based data for production and validation
  • Development of tools and performance of product validation and monitoring


General research interest:
  • Development and application of satellite-based atmospheric retrieval methods
  • Processing, analysis, and verification of satellite-derived products
  • Interaction of Vegetation, Clouds and Radiation


  • ESA DUE GlobVapour
  • ESA CCI Cloud


Short CV:
  • Since 04/2010: Researcher, Dept. Climate Monitoring, DWD, Offenbach/Germany
  • 11/2009 - 03/2010: Employee, Weather Consultancy, Institute for Weather and Climate Communication, Hamburg/Germany
  • 06/2008 - 09/2009: Student Assistant, Cloud-Climate Feedbacks Group, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg/Germany
  • 08/2005 - 12/2005: School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, major: Meteorology, Certificate
  • 10/2002 - 09/2009: Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, major: Meteorology, Diploma


  • Schneider, N., 2009: “Interaktion von Strahlung, Wolken und Vegetation” , Diploma Thesis.





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