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Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC): Real-Time Satellite Data

Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC): Real-Time Satellite Data

These real-time and forecast satellite images and derivative animations predominantly depict atmospheric and meteorological phenomena (including water vapor) in either the visible or infrared (IR) spectrums. Updates are made at intervals ranging from 15 minutes to 48 hours. Of particular note are a series of real-time Composite Satellite Images, including the Space Science and Engineering Center's (SSEC) Global Montage (an animation), the Rotating Globe movie, and an Antarctic Composite. The forecast images cover national and regional scales, and predict wind speed, precipitation, surface temperature, precipitable water, absolute vorticity, and mean sea pressure. For site-specific locales there are time series plots of temperature, dew point temperature, wind barbs and accumulated... Show More


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