|Title||Options for dealing with clouds in PCA space|
|Authors||McNally, A, Matricardi, M|
|Event Series/Collection||ECMWF/EUMETSAT NWP-SAF|
|Keywords||EUMETSAT, hyperspectral infrared satellite observations, NWP-SAF, workshop|
Clouds have always posed a rather fundamental challenge to the full exploitation of infrared sounding observations. Clouds are extremely common and can have a radiative impact of many tens of kelvin - significantly larger than the magnitude of the signals from temperature and composition contained within the data.