The following new observations have been activated in the operational ECMWF assimilation system since April 2020.
|Observations||Main impact||Activation date|
|AFIRS aircraft data||Temperature and wind||12 May 2020|
|Radiances from MWRI on FY-3D||Total column water vapour, clouds, dynamics||13 May 2020|
|Atmospheric Motion Vectors from NOAA-20 VIIRS||Tropospheric Wind||13 May 2020|
|Radiosonde descent data over Germany||Wind, temperature and humidity||17 June 2020|
|Radio occultation bending angles from SPIRE satellites||Temperature and winds in upper troposphere/lower stratosphere||13 May 2020|
|TAMDAR aircraft data||Temperature and wind||17 June 2020|