Meteosat Second Generation ( Msg ) : Image Data and Products

  title={Meteosat Second Generation ( Msg ) : Image Data and Products},
  author={Johanna Schmetz and H. Woick and Stephen Tjemkes and M. Rattenborg and J. Kerkmann EUMETSAT and Am Kavalleriesand}
This paper describes the capabilities of the new generation of European geostationary satellites 'MSG (Meteosat Second Generation)'. The presentation also includes a short description of the current Meteosat demonstrating the great improvements for MSG which include a 12-channel imager with better spatial resolution and a repeat cycle of only 15 minutes for full-disk scanning. MSG has also a novel on-board calibration, which enhances the accuracy and utility of image data and products. The… CONTINUE READING


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