Global Hydrology and Climate Center Satellite Weather Pictures

GMS-5 Interactive Visible Satellite Image Selector

[Interactive geostationary satellite image viewer]    [Infrared]    [Water Vapor]

NOTICE January 27, 2003. We have added our local GOES-West groundstation data to our suite of web pages. Available data are: Visible, Infrared, Water Vapor We have only been testing generation of the pages for less than one week, so difficulties may be encountered.

Current Available Image on 1 Feb 2003 22:25 UTC

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Previous 32 km resolution images.
1 Feb 2003 20:32 UTC || 1 Feb 2003 02:32 UTC || 1 Feb 2003 00:32 UTC
31 Jan 2003 19:32 UTC || 31 Jan 2003 18:32 UTC ||

Raw data courtesy of NASA Ames Research Center with reprocessing performed at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Global Hydrology and Climate Center in Huntsville Alabama.

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Obtain GOES-8, GOES-10, GMS-5 and METEOSAT-7 data by anonymous ftp

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GOES data selector page
Global Hydrology and Climate Center

Responsible Official: Dr. James E. Arnold (
Page Curator: Paul J. Meyer (

Last Updated: Sat Feb 1 19:56:02 CST 2003