July 7, 2015
Himawari-8, positioned at 140E, is now available from the SSEC Data Center.
Requirements to access this data:
1. McIDAS 2015.1 will be required, see:
2. A valid McIDAS User ID and project number.
Near Real-time Server and ADDE Group information:
HIMAWARI - This group will contain a 2 day loop of completed images
HIMAWARX - This group will contain incomplete images. There may be
issues serving this data.
DATALOC's to access the real-time:
DATALOC ADD HIMAWARI HIMAWARI.SSEC.WISC.EDU
DATALOC ADD HIMAWARX HIMAWARI.SSEC.WISC.EDU
ALL ALL Himawari8 data
FD Full Disk Himawari8 data
JAPAN Japan Sector Himawari8 data (currently not available)
TARGET Target Sector Himawari8 data
General Schedule Information:
Full Disks are sent every 10 minutes (ie. 0000, 0010, 0020 ... ) , with
the exception of 0240UTC and 1440UTC, when the Full Disk is cancelled
Target Regions are sent every 2.5 minutes. Target sectors are not
affected by the maintenance period.
geoarc.ssec.wisc.edu (IP 126.96.36.199)
Archive ADDE Group: AHIM08
Datasets: same as real-time
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