This page contains the release of the "MSG Interpretation Guide" version 1.0, collecting material in the form of Powerpoint files for the various application areas of MSG. The next release is expected end of 2005.
Contributions from Jochen Kerkmann (EUMETSAT), Hans Joachim Lutz (EUMETSAT), Marianne König (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) and Jochen Kerkmann (EUMETSAT).
HTML Programming and Maintenance: Christian Zwatz (ZAMG), Barbara Steiner (ZAMG) and Carsten Schaefer (EUMETSAT).
This material is provided for education and training purposes only. Any reproduction should acknowledge the source of this material.
A DVD containing the complete fileset can be ordered by contacting EUMETSAT User Services.
Copyright: EUMETSAT, 2004
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The Powerpoint files marked with (*) contain links to animation loops that can be viewed/downloaded seperately using the links marked by a "CLICK HERE" icon.
From MFG to MSG*
Comparison between MFG and MSG: Examples
Click here for a simple overview of all MSG channels.
|Channels||Basic information||Characteristic applications and examples|
|Solar channels: Ch01 (0.6 µm), Ch02 (0.8 µm), Ch03 (1.6 µm)|
|Ch12 (High Resolution Visible)||
|Ch04: 3.9 µm|
|IR Window channels: Ch07 (8.7 µm), Ch09 (10.8 µm), Ch10 (12.0 µm)|
|Water vapour channels: Ch05 (6.2 µm), Ch06 (7.3 µm)|
|Ozone Channel: Ch08 (9.7 µm)|
|CO2 channel: Ch11 (13.4 µm)|
|Basic information||Characteristic examples|
|Synoptic scale cloud configurations|
|Meso scale cloud configurations|
|Hazardous weather in small scale|
|Basic Applications||Characteristic examples|
|Basic Applications||Characteristic examples and editional Loops|