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New observations since April 2020

The following new observations have been activated in the operational ECMWF assimilation system since April 2020.

ObservationsMain impactActivation date
AFIRS aircraft dataTemperature and wind12 May 2020
Radiances from MWRI on FY-3DTotal column water vapour, clouds, dynamics13 May 2020
Atmospheric Motion Vectors from NOAA-20 VIIRSTropospheric Wind13 May 2020
Radiosonde descent data over GermanyWind, temperature and humidity17 June 2020
Radio occultation bending angles from SPIRE satellitesTemperature and winds in upper troposphere/lower stratosphere13 May 2020
TAMDAR aircraft dataTemperature and wind17 June 2020