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Himawari 8 weather satellite

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Data Service Owner

JMA (MetService is data custodian for NZ) AWS

Data Owner

JMA (MetService is data custodian for NZ) Japanese Meteorological Agency

Contact Person Name

Sebastien Delaux/Greg Pearson

Contact Person Email

s.delaux@metocean.co.nz

License

N/A

Data Format

NetCDF Himawari Standard Data format

Data Standard

CF

Volumetrics

Frequency 10 minutes; Resolution ~2km; Geographic extend: half disc; data from july 2015 to now Frequency 10 minutes; Resolution ~500m; Geographical extent: half disc; data from september 2017 Frequency 10 minutes; Resolution 500-2000m depending on channel; Geographical extent half disc; data from december 2019

Benchmark

N/A

The Himawari-8 weather satellite is owned and operated by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) and provides data covering: East Asia, and includes the West and central Pacific regions.

Description: The Himawari-8 weather satellite is owned and operated by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) and provides data covering: East Asia, and includes the West and central Pacific regions.

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Owner: Japan Meteorological Agency

License: Open data. There are no restriction on the use of this data.

Tags: Observation, Satellite, Infrared, Albedo, Multispectral, Geostationary

Access: Data collected from the satellite is available here and includes the following: Archive of himawari-8 satellite data
Archive of full resolution channel 3 data from Himawari-8 satellite
Full resolution archive of Himawari-8 satellite (data from end of 2019 only)


  1. https://www.data.jma.go.jp/mscweb/en/general/img/himawari89_outward.png