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Overall CPEX-LAB Objective: Better understanding and prediction of cloud and precipitation by ground-based remote sensing and data assimilation in Earth system models:

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New approaches for cloud and precipitation remote sensing

Developing new approaches and techniques in sensing the cloudy atmosphere with active and passive microwave techniques in synergy with other observations and modelling

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Coupling observations and models

Quantifying the role of clouds and precipitation in the Earth system via coupled observational and modelling approaches


Improving short-term forecasts

Improving short-term predictions of severe weather via exploiting synergies between ground- and satellite-based remote sensing and data assimilation

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Optimizing the use of renewable energy

Optimizing the use of renewable energy in term of solar radiation and wind in a highly variable environments via characterizing suitable locations and short-term atmospheric forecasting

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