Register for the 5th EUMETSAT H SAF User Workshop


The EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility in Support to Operational Hydrology and Water Management (H SAF), supported by EUMETrain, is organising a virtual workshop that will be held between 24-28 January 2022. The 5th EUMETSAT H SAF User Workshop aims to provide satellite-derived products related to precipitation, soil moisture and snow over land in support of hydrology and water management. In addition, H SAF provides both continuous quality assessment of products and the evaluation of their hydrological impact for the benefit of the end-user. Also, satellite-based H SAF rainfall estimates and soil moisture are particularly relevant to support flood or drought monitoring, water management and agriculture.

The workshop objectives will be:

  • To introduce the H SAF products and their evolutions concerning the future European satellite missions;
  • The usage of satellite products for flood and drought monitoring and water resources management applications;
  • To present use cases of the H SAF products in hydrological applications and emergency management in various regions, including Europe and Africa;
  • To demonstrate how to download, process, and apply products for different goals related to water monitoring and water management applications, with examples over the European and African Regions; and
  • H SAF products quality assessment and applications.
Important links
  • For more information about the workshop, kindly check here
  • The agenda and the registration links are available here
  • Participants are eligible to present at the workshop and are encouraged to browse through the session programme and select the session of interest (Session 2 – Session 6 are Open for abstracts submission).
  • Please follow the guidelines on this link for submission of your abstract (deadline 10 December 2021).

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