Section: Application Domains
The motivation is to detect and extract structured information from image sequences (geostationnary or polar orbiting), in view of assimilation with circulation model or conceptual models of specific events. This application domain addresses :
the motion estimation for turbulent fluids (winds);
the assimilation of satellite images for the forecast of meteorological extreme events. The goal is to devise methods for assimilating structure information extracted from images such as synoptic scale wintertime storms and fronts and the precursors in the upper troposphere; convective clouds producing lightning storms, squall lines and gusts; fog and low-level clouds.