MSG CHANNELS
Interpretation Guide
Weather, surface conditions and atmospheric constituents

Contributions from Jochen Kerkmann (Eumetsat), Hans Joachim Lutz (Eumetsat),Marianne K÷nig (Eumetsat),Jose Prieto (Eumetsat), Pirkko Pylkko (FMI), HansPeter Roesli (SMA), Daniel Rosenfeld (HUJ), Johannes Schmetz (Eumetsat), Veronika Zwatz-Meise (ZAMG)

Edited by Veronika Zwatz-Meise (ZAMG)

HTML Programming and Maintenance: Christian Zwatz (ZAMG), Barbara Steiner (ZAMG)


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"From MTP to MSG" - Benefits of the new generation

From MTP to MSG


Introduction to MSG Channels

Click here for a simple overview of all MSG channels.

Channels Basic information Characteristic applications and examples
SEVIRI instrument  
Solar channels: Ch01, Ch02, Ch03
Ch12: HRV  
Ch04: 3.9 µm
Window channels - IR: Ch07, Ch09, Ch10  
Absorption channels - WV: Ch05, Ch06  
Absorption channels - Ozone: Ch08  
Absorption channels - CO2: Ch11  
RGB applications  
Cloud Processes


Applications for weather analysis and forecasting


  Basic information Characteristic examples
Synoptic scale cloud configurations  
Meso scale cloud configurations
Fog
Orographic cloud  
Hazardous weather in small scale
Tropical Cyclones  


Ocean and Land surface


Basic Applications Characteristic examples
 


Atmospheric Constituents


Basic Applications Characteristic examples and editional Loops


Special Phenomena


Climate Applications


To be added


Satellite data for Numerical Weather Prediction


To be added