Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut; Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat

Mode-S EHS
Publications and Presentations
EMADDC update on COVID-19
European Meteorological Aircraft Derived Data Center update on COVID-19, April 30, 2020
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European Meteorological Aircraft Derived Data Center Status report
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EUMETNET E-ADD Feasibility Study Expert Team,chair J. Sondij, project lead S. de Haan (2017), Final report of the EUMETNET ADD FS ET on the feasibility to initiate a new EUMETNET activity for aircraft derived observations under the EUMETNET observation program.
EUMETNET report, updated October, 2017, version 1.1
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S. de Haan, (2016), Estimates of Mode-S EHS aircraft-derived wind observation errors using triple collocation
AMT Research article
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Mirza, A. K., Ballard, S. P., Dance, S. L., Maisey, P., Rooney, G. G. and Stone, E. K. (2016), Comparison of aircraft-derived observations with in situ research aircraft measurements.
Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 142: 2949–2967. doi:10.1002/qj.2864
Stone, E.K. and G. Pearce (2016), A Network of Mode-S Receivers for Routine Acquisition of Aircraft-Derived Meteorological Data.
J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 33, 757-768,
J. M. Kopec, K. Kwiatkowski, S. de Haan, and S. P. Malinowski (2015), Retrieving clear-air turbulence information from regular commercial aircraft using Mode-S and ADS-B broadcast
AMT Discussion paper
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Stone, E.K. and M. Kitchen (2015), Introducing an Approach for Extracting Temperature from Aircraft GNSS and Pressure Altitude Reports in ADS-B Messages.
J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32, 736-743,
S. de Haan, Availability and quality of Mode-S MRAR (BDS4.4) in the MUAC area : a first study
KNMI Internal Report: IR-1, 2014
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Haan, S. de, and J. Sondij Mode-S EHS Derived Wind and Temperature Observations
WMO AMDAR Observing System Newsletter,Volume 6, October 2013,
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Sondij, J, and S. de Haan Aircraft as a meteorological sensor
KNMI brochure September 2013 (updated)
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Sondij, J, and S. de Haan Aircraft as a Sensor
Meteorological Technology International
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Haan, S. de Mode-S Enhanced Surveillance derived observations from multiple Air Traffic Control Radars and the impact in hourly HIRLAM
ALADIN - HIRLAM Newsleter: No. 1, September, 2013, p 4-8.
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Haan, S. de, An improved correction method for high quality wind and temperature observations derived from Mode-S EHS
KNMI publication: TR-338, 2013.
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Haan, S. de, M. de Haij and J. Sondij, The use of a commercial ADS-B receiver to derive upper air wind and temperature observations from Mode-S EHS information in The Netherlands
KNMI publication: TR-336, 2013.
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Haan, S. de, and L. J. Bailey, and J. E. Können, 2013: Quality assessment of Automatic Dependent Surveillance Contract (ADS-C) wind and temperature observa tion from commercial aircraft, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 199 - 206,Complete text (html)
Haan, S de, L.J. Bailey (Boeing), and J. Können (KLM), Quality assessment of ADS-C wind and temperature observations Doc.nr.: KDC/2011/0064, Version:1.0,Date:07/10/2011 Complete text (pdf)
Haan, S. de and A. Stoffelen, Assimilation of High-Resolution Mode-S Wind and Temperature Observations in a Regional NWP model
Weather and Forecasting, 2012, 27, 918-937, doi:/10.1175/WAF-D-11-00088.1.
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Haan, S. de, High-resolution wind and temperature observations from aircraft tracked by Mode-S air traffic control radar
J. Geophys. Res., 2011, 116, D10111, doi:10.1029/2010JD015264.
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Haan, S. de and A.C.M. Stoffelen, Assimilation of High Resolution Mode-S Wind and Temperature Observations in a Limited Area NWP-model
KNMI publication: WR-2010-03, 2010.
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Haan, S. de, Quality assessment of high resolution wind and temperature observations from ModeS
KNMI publication: WR-09-07, 2010.
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J. Sondij EMADDC: towards operational collection of Mode-S EHS observations in Europe
Meteorological International EXPO, 11 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium
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J. Sondij Mode-S EHS data usage in the meteorological domain
Meteorological International EXPO, 14 October 2013, Brussels, Belgium
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S. de Haan Mode-S EHS derived observations
Joint 23rd ALADIN Workshop and HIRLAM All Staff Meeting 2013, 15-19 April, 2013, Reykjavik, Iceland
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