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SSEC Data Center Archive

The Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) currently archives research-quality data from nine different geostationary satellites. SSEC also archives point, grid and text data from the NOAAport broadcast

Data from SSEC is available in many different delivery formats.

GOES Satellites

Satellite Dates Archived Data Format Media
GOES-15
GOES Schedules
March 30, 2010 - October 25, 2010
July 25, 2011 - present
Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-14
GOES Schedules
July 20, 2009 - January 19, 2010
August 16, 2012 - November 1, 2012
May 23, 2013 - June 14, 2013
August 1, 2013 - present
Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-13
GOES Schedules
July 3, 2006 - January 5, 2007
July 20, 2007 - August 15, 2007
August 1, 2008 - April 16, 2009
January 27, 2010 - September 23, 2012
October 11, 2012 - May 22, 2013
May 30, 2013 - present
Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-12
GOES Schedules
August 16, 2001 - January 7, 2002
January 16, 2003 - August 15, 2013
Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-11
GOES Schedules
June 4, 2004 - July 1, 2004
July 6, 2005 - August 3, 2005
May 25, 2006 - December 6, 2011
Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-10
GOES Schedules
March 9, 1998 - June 21, 2006
August 15, 2006 - October 2, 2006
December 21, 2006 - December 1, 2009
Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-9
GOES Schedules
August 31, 1995 - July 21, 1998
April 23, 2003 - November 17, 2005
Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-8
GOES Schedules
August 31, 1994 - April 1, 2003 Raw GVAR signal* Online
GOES-7
GOES Schedules
March 25, 1987 - January 9, 1996 Stretched VISSR Available online soon
GOES-6
GOES Schedules
June 1, 1983 - April 2, 1987
October 20, 1987 - January 21, 1989
Stretched VISSR Available online soon
GOES-5
GOES Schedules
August 6, 1981 - July 29, 1984 Stretched VISSR Available online soon
GOES-4
GOES Schedules
January 5, 1981 - November 25, 1982 Stretched VISSR Available online soon
GOES-3
GOES Schedules
November 20, 1978 - March 4, 1981 Stretched VISSR Available online soon
GOES-2
GOES Schedules
February 18, 1978 - January 26, 1979 Stretched VISSR Available online soon
GOES-1
GOES Schedules
December 2, 1978 - December 1, 1979
November 29, 1982 - May 31, 1983
April 30, 1984 - February 3, 1985
Stretched VISSR Available online soon
SMS-II
GOES Schedules
April 20, 1979 - August 5, 1981 Stretched VISSR Available online soon
SMS-I
GOES Schedules
January 27, 1979 - April 19, 1979 Stretched VISSR Available online soon

Other Geostationary Satellites

Satellite Dates Archived Data Format Media
COMS-1 June 6,2012 - present HRIT Online
GMS-1 November 30, 1978 - December 1, 1979 GOES Format
(McIDAS AREAs)
Available Online soon
GMS-5 November 9, 1998 - May 21, 2003 GOES Format
(McIDAS AREAs)
Online
Meteosat-3 August 1, 1992 - December 31, 1993
March 1, 1994 - May 31, 1995
PDUS (pre 9/2005)
OpenMTP(9/2005 onwards)
Online
Meteosat-5 March 8, 1999 - January 25, 2007 PDUS (pre 9/2005)
OpenMTP(9/2005 onwards)
Online
Meteosat-7 March 5, 1999 - May 15, 2006
January 25, 2007 - Present
PDUS(pre 2007)
OpenMTP(2007 onwards)
Online
Meteosat-8 March 18, 2004 - April 11, 2007 HRIT Online
Meteosat-9 April 11, 2007 - January 21, 2013 HRIT Online
Meteosat-10 January 21, 2013 - Present HRIT Online
MTSAT-1R HiRID July 5, 2005 - October 26, 2007 GOES Format
(McIDAS AREAS)
Online
MTSAT-1R HRIT September 15, 2007 - July 1, 2010 HRIT Online
MTSAT-2 HRIT July 1, 2010 - present HRIT Online
FY-2C June 24, 2005 - November 24, 2009 GOES Format
(McIDAS AREAs)
Online
FY-2D August 26, 2007 - present GOES Format
(McIDAS AREAs)
Online
FY-2E November 25, 2009 - December 28, 2009 (TEST DATA)
December 29, 2009 - present
GOES Format
(McIDAS AREAs)
Online
Kalpana December 3, 2004 - March 29, 2007
June 5, 2007 - August 31, 2009
October 14, 2010 - present
HDF Format
Online

Conventional Data

Data Type Dates Archived Data Format Media
Point March, 1976 - Present McIDAS MD Online
Model Grids September 1996 - August 20, 2004 McIDAS GRIDs Online
Model GRIB Data
Contains the gribs from the NOAAPORT feed; GFS is res 1.25
July 29, 2003 - present NOAAPORT GRIB Online
Text September 1996 - Present McIDAS TEXT Online

Special Products

Data Type Dates Archived Data Format Media
Global Satellite composites June 2001 - Present McIDAS AREAs

ADDE Server: GEOARC04.SSEC.WISC.EDU

ADDE Group: SATCOMP



All data currently being archived at the Space Science and Engineering Center uses the SSEC Desktop Ingestor (SDI).

*sounder data is also archived as GOES format AREAs for faster retrieval.

To get a cost estimate on the purchase of data from the SSEC Data Center Archive please contact Jerrold Robaidek .


Updated 29 May, 2013 by SSEC Data Center