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The online archive is an ADDE server to be accessed using McIDAS.

It is not intended for real-time access or data processing. Use it
as a source for data no longer available from real-time only.

All SSEC Data Center NONGOES archive data are available on server :

GEOARC.SSEC.WISC.EDU (IP 128.104.109.243)

To use the online archive:

  • You must have a valid McIDAS user login and project number
  • You must use the keyword DAY= on your ADDE commands

Non-GOES Geostationary Archive ADDE Datasets

Satellite
Description
Valid Dates
ADDE Group
Descriptor(s) Information
Meteosat 3 50° West

Source data are in Open MTP format.

 

75° West

Source data are in Open MTP format. VIS images contain missing data values every other line, causing the appearance of striping or white images when viewed via McIDAS, depending on the center point and magnification of the data requested.

August 1, 1992 – January 27, 1993

February 21, 1993 – December 31, 1993
No data from January 1, 1994 – February 28, 1994

March 1, 1994 – May 31, 1995

AMET03
Descriptor Info PDUS Data Types Resolution
MTP-ALL All datasets and coverages AV AI AV AW 2.25 – 4.5 km
VIS Full disk Visible AV 2.25 km
IR Full Disk IR channel 8 AI 4.5 km
WV Full Disk WV channel 10 AW 4.5 km
Satellite
Description
Valid Dates
ADDE Group
Descriptor(s) Information
Meteosat 5 63° East

Source data are in PDUS format. Use this dataset when you want to pull data that is only source PDUS.

March 8, 1999 – May 15, 2006 AMET05
Descriptor Info PDUS Data Types Resolution
PDUS-ALL Full Disk High Res & Low Res X sectors AV AI AW AIV AIW AIVW AIVH XW XI XVH 4.5-9 km
PDUS-FD Full Disk High Res AI AW AIV AIW AIVW AIVH 4.5 km
PDUS-LX Low Res X sectors XW XI XVH 9 km
63° East

Source data are in Open MTP format.
Use this dataset when you want to pull data that is only source OpenMTP.

August 30, 2005 – January 25, 2007 AMET05
Descriptor Data Types Resolution
MTP-ALL All visible and IR 2.25-4.5 km
MTP-FD BAND= 8 or 10 4.5 km
MTP-FD BAND=1 2.25 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
Meteosat 6 0° East

Source data are in PDUS format.

January 17, 2000 – January 20, 2000 AMET06
Descriptor Info PDUS Data Types Resolution
ALL All datasets and coverages AV AI AW AIV AIW AIVW AIVH BV BI BW BIV BIW BIVW 2.25 – 4.5 km
FD Full disk coverage AV AI AW AIV AIW AIVW AIVH 4.5 km
FDHV Full Disk Visible only (Once Daily at 11:30 UTC) AV 2.25 km
B European Sector BV BI BW BIV BIW BIVW 4.5 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
Meteosat 7 0° East
Source data are in PDUS format. Use this dataset when you want to pull data that is ONLY source PDUS.
March 5, 1999 – May 15, 2006

No PDUS data from September 29, 2003 – January 19, 2004

AMET07
Descriptor Info PDUS Data Types Resolution
PDUS-ALL All datasets and coverages AV AI AW AIV AIW AIVW AIVH BV BI BW BIV BIW BIVW 2.25 – 4.5 km
PDUS-FD Full disk coverage AV AI AW AIV AIW AIVW AIVH 4.5 km
PDUS-FDHV Full Disk Visible only (Once Daily at 11:30 UTC) AV 2.25 km
PDUS-B European Sector BV BI BW BIV BIW BIVW 4.5 km
57° East
Source data are in Open MTP format.
Use this dataset when you want to pull data that is ONLY source Open MTP.
January 25, 2007 – Present AMET07
Descriptor Info Resolution
MTP-ALL All visible and IR 2.25-4.5 KM
MTP-FD BAND=8 or 10 4.5 KM
MTP-FD BAND=1 2.25 KM
0° East
Source data pulled from ESPC in AREA format.
Use this dataset when you want to pull data that is ONLY source AREA.
September 28, 2003 – January 20, 2004 AMET07
Descriptor Info Resolution
AREA-ALL Full Disk All Bands 4.5 KM
AREA-FD Full Disk All Bands 4.5 KM

 

Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
Meteosat 8 0° East
SEVERI data,
source data in MSG HRIT format.42° East IODC Coverage starting October 21, 2016
March 30, 2004 – April 11, 2007

December 3, 2007 – Dec 11, 2007

May 14, 2008 – May 19, 2008

December 1, 2008 – December 9, 2008

April 17, 2009 – April 23, 2009

August 15,2009 – August 21, 2009

July 1, 2013 – July 9, 2013

December 2, 2014 – December 8, 2014

November 15, 2015 – November 19, 2015

December 8, 2015 – December 14, 2015

Warning: Data prior to June 2008 is for qualitative purposes only.

AMET08
Descriptor Info Resolution
FD Full disk coverage Channels 1-11 3 km
HRV Broadband Visible Channel 12 1 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
Meteosat 9 0° East
SEVERI data,
source data in MSG HRIT format.
September 23, 2006 – October 10, 2006

April 11, 2007 – January 21, 2013

Warning: Data prior to June 2008 is for qualitative purposes only.

AMET09
Descriptor Info Resolution
FD Full disk coverage Channels 1-11 3 km
HRV Broadband Visible Channel 12 1 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
Meteosat 10 0° West
SEVERI data,
source data in MSG HRIT format.
December 13, 2012 – present AMET10
Descriptor Info Resolution
FD Full disk coverage Channels 1-11 3 km
HRV Broadband Visible Channel 12 1 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GMS 1 140° East
Source data in AREA format.
November 30, 1978 – December 1, 1979 Not yet available from archive
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Full Disk data 1.25-5 km
FDIR Full Disk IR channels 2-4 5 km
FDVIS Full Disk Visible Channel 1 1.25 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
GMS 5 140° East
Source data in AREA format.
November 9, 1998 – May 21, 2003 AGMS05
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Full Disk data 1.25-5 km
FDIR Full Disk IR channels 2-4 5 km
FDVIS Full Disk Visible Channel 1 1.25 km
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
MTSAT 1R 140° East
HiRID data in AREA format.Note: Resolutions are Different than HRIT.
July 5, 2005 – July 1, 2010 AMTSAT01
Descriptor Info Resolution
HIRID-ALL All Coverages and Channels 1.25 km Visible Channel 1

5 km Infrared Channels 2-5

HIRID-FD Full Disk , all Channels
HIRID-FDIR Full Disk, IR channels only
HIRID-VIS Full Disk, Visible Channel only
140° East
HRIT format.Note: Resolutions are different than HiRID.
September 15, 2007 – Present

MTSAT-1R replaced MTSAT-2 from…

  •     10/07/2010 – 12/22/2010 – due to ground station malfunction
  •     08/03/2011 – 08/16/2011 – due to ground station malfunction
  •     11/01/2011 – 12/26/2011 – due to ground station maintenance
  •     10/18/2012 – 12/26/2012 – due to ground station maintenance
  •     10/22/2013 – 12/19/2013 – due to ground station maintenance
AMTSAT01
Descriptor Info Resolution
HRIT-ALL All Coverages 1 km Visible Channel 1

4 km Infrared Channels 2-5

HRIT-FD Full Disk
HRIT-NH Northern Hemisphere
HRIT-SH Southern Hemisphere
HRIT-OTHER Other
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
MTSAT-2 140° East
HiRID data in AREA format.
June 5, 2007 – June 6, 2007

MTSAT-2 replaced MTSAT-1R from 06/05/2007 – 06/06/2007 due to ground station maintenance

AMTSAT02
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Coverages and Channels 1.25 km Visible Channel 1

5 km Infrared Channels 2-5

FD Full Disk , all Channels
FDIR Full Disk, IR channels only
FDVIS Full Disk, Visible Channel only
145° East
HRIT format.Note: Resolutions are different than HiRID.
July 1, 2010 – October 22, 2013

December 19, 2013 – December 4, 2015

MTSAT-2 replaced MTSAT-1R from 11/16/2009 – 11/27/2009 due to problem with GOES-1R satellite

AMTSAT02
Descriptor Info Resolution
HRIT-ALL All Coverages 1 km Visible Channel 1

4 km Infrared Channels 2-5

HRIT-FD Full Disk
HRIT-NH Northern
Hemisphere
HRIT-SH Southern
Hemisphere
HRIT-OTHER Other
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
Himawari-8 140° East
Source data in HSD format.
July 6, 2015 – present AHIM08
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Himawari8 data 1 km Channels 1,2 and 4

0.5 km Channel 3

2 km Channels 5-16

FD Full Disk Himawari8 data
JAPAN Japan Sector Himawari8 (not yet available)
TARGET Target Sector Himawari8 data
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
Kalpana 74° East
Source data are in hdf format.
December 5, 2004 – August 31, 2009


No data from March 31, 2007 – June 3, 2007

AKALPANA
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL FD and ABBR-FD 2 km Visible Channel 1

8 km IR Channel 2-3

FD Full Disk
ABBR-FD Abbreviated Full Disk
74° East
Source data are in hdf (version 5) format.
October 14, 2010 – present AKALH5
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL FD 2 km Visible Channel 1

8 km IR Channel 2-3

FD Full Disk
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
FY-2C 105° East
Source data are in AREA format.
June 24, 2005 – November 24, 2009 AFY2C
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Coverages and Channels 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
5 km IR Channels 2-5
VIS Visible Channel only 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
IR IR Channels only 5 km IR Channels 2-5
CH1 Channel 1 only all coverages 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
CH2 Channel 2 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 2
CH3 Channel 3 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 3
CH4 Channel 4 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 4
CH5 Channel 5 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 5
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
FY-2D 86° East
Source data are in AREA format.
August 27, 2007 – June 30 2015 (Bad navigation from January 4, 2012 – February 12, 2013) AFY2D
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Coverages and Channels 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
5 km IR Channels 2-5
VIS Visible Channel only 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
IR IR Channels only 5 km IR Channels 2-5
CH1 Channel 1 only all coverages 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
CH2 Channel 2 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 2
CH3 Channel 3 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 3
CH4 Channel 4 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 4
CH5 Channel 5 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 5
Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
FY-2E 105° East
Source data are in AREA format.
November 25, 2009 – June 3 2015 AFY2E
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Coverages and Channels 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
5 km IR Channels 2-5
VIS Visible Channel only 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
IR IR Channels only 5 km IR Channels 2-5
CH1 Channel 1 only all coverages 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
CH2 Channel 2 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 2
CH3 Channel 3 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 3
CH4 Channel 4 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 4
CH5 Channel 5 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 5
86.5° East
Source data are in AREA format.
July 1 2015 – present AFY2E
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Coverages and Channels 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
5 km IR Channels 2-5
VIS Visible Channel only 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
IR IR Channels only 5 km IR Channels 2-5
CH1 Channel 1 only all coverages 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
CH2 Channel 2 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 2
CH3 Channel 3 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 3
CH4 Channel 4 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 4
CH5 Channel 5 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 5
Satellite
Description
Valid Dates
ADDE Group
Descriptor(s) Information
FY-2G 105° East
Source data are in AREA format.
June 3 2015 – present AFY2G
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All Coverages and Channels 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
5 km IR Channels 2-5
VIS Visible Channel only 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
IR IR Channels only 5 km IR Channels 2-5
CH1 Channel 1 only all coverages 1.25 km Visible Channel 1
CH2 Channel 2 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 2
CH3 Channel 3 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 3
CH4 Channel 4 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 4
CH5 Channel 5 only all coverages 5 km IR Channel 5

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Satellite Description Valid Dates ADDE Group Descriptor(s) Information
COMS 128° West
source data are in HRIT format
June 6, 2012 – present ACOMS
Descriptor Info Resolution
ALL All datasets and coverages 1 km Visible Band 1;
4.25 km IR Bands 2-5
ENH Extended Northern Hemisphere
FD Full Disk 1 km Visible Band 1;
4 km IR Bands 2-5