Welcome to the McIDAS Website!
In existence since 1973, McIDAS (Man computer Interactive Data
Access System) is a suite of sophisticated software packages
that perform a wide variety of functions with satellite imagery,
observational reports, numerical forecasts, and other geophysical
data. Those functions include displaying, analyzing, interpreting,
acquiring and managing the data. [more
McIDAS-X is expected to be supported beyond 2020 for the current GOES GVAR and upcoming GOES-R series satellites, with no end date in sight.
This website, administered by McIDAS
User Services at the Space
Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) of the University
of Wisconsin-Madison, has a variety of uses, including:
- information for visitors interested in learning about the McIDAS software packages
- access to software, documentation and other information for McIDAS Users' Group members
- access to McIDAS-V (the
free open source McIDAS software
for 3D geophysical data analysis
Thank you for visiting the McIDAS Website!