Predictability ANd Dynamics Of Weather Systems in the Atlantic-European Sector
PANDOWAE is a research group (FOR896) of the DFG and has the aim to contribute to the improvement of the quality of high-impact weather (HIW) forecast. The group does represent a strong German contribution to the "World Weather Research Programme" THORPEX of the World Meteorological Organisation WMO. It was applied for six years and is organised in two phases for each three years. The research group is now in the second phase which will last until 2014. Research is structured into three areas. Tools are data of several operational forecast models. Work will also be done on further development of the models and development innovative interactive weather forecasting systems.