MSG Satellite Images now available at BADC

Posted on February 23, 2006 (Last modified on October 19, 2023) • 1 min read • 115 words
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Images from the EUMETSAT Meteosat Second Generation (MSG1) satellite (renamed Meteosat 8) obtained from the Met Office are now archived at the BADC. These include:

  • High Resolution Visible (HRV)
  • Visible
  • Infra- Red
  • Water Vapour
  • Cloud Top Height
  • Cloud Top Temperature
  • Fog Product
  • Snow Detection Product
  • Volcanic Ash Product

Each product is available for a range of geographical projections. Images are available from March 2005 onwards at a frequency of 15 minutes (some are hourly) and are at least 24 hours old.

MSG Low Rate Information Transmission (LRIT) DATA are also available.

This dataset is restricted to academic research use only.

More information about this dataset can be found at:

BADC Support 23rd February 2006

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