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Sample Data (Names/formats)




Names and formats

This page provides sample data created from AHI Observation data and AHI Proxy data. Table 1 shows names and formats of Himawari-8 and -9 data processed by JMA. AHI Observation data set is acquired in Himawari-8 in-orbit-test period, not in its operational. The bzip2-compressed AHI Proxy data file is smaller than the AHI Observation data file.

Table 1. Names/formats of Himawari-8 and -9 observation data processed by JMA
Name
(format)
Observation
area
Method
For NMHSs
via
JMBSC
via
HimawariCast
via
HimawariCloud
via
JDDS
via
WIS Potal
Himawari Standard Data
(Himawari Standard Format)
Full disk o - o - -
Japan area o - o - -
Target area o - o - -
HRIT Data
(HRIT File Format)
Full disk o o - o -
LRIT Data
(LRIT File Format)
Full disk - o - - -
NetCDF Data
(NetCDF Format)
Full disk - - - - -
Japan area o - o - -
Target area o - o - -
Color Image Data
(PNG 24bit Format)
Full disk o - o - -
Japan area o - o - -
Target area o - o - -
JPEG Image Data
(JPEG Format)
Full disk o - - o -
SATAID Data
(SATAID Format)
Full disk - - - - o
  • JMBSC : Japan Meteorological Business Support Center
  • JDDS : JMA Data Dissemination System
  • WIS-Potal : Tokyo Global Information System Center (GISC-Tokyo) for the WMO information System (WIS)

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