MTG-I - Event Week 2016

30 Minutes

Toshiyuki Sakurai, JMA

An overview of Himawari-8/9

Published: 24 November 2016

The new-generation geostationary meteorological satellite of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Himawari-8, started operation in July 2015. Himawari-8 features a new imager, Advanced Himawari Imager (AHI), with 16 bands. The imager's spatial resolution and observation frequency is improved comparing with its predecessor satellites, MTSAT-series. This presentation will be an overview of Himawari-8/9. It will focus on the imaging capabilities and the data distributions.

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Himawari, AHI, JMA