Meteorological
Satellites
-JMA-

For NMHSs

Imagery dissemination services

Landline dissemination service (JPEG) - via the JMA/MSC website -

The JMA/MSC website provides MTSAT imagery in JPEG format through the Internet at no cost. Imagery for nine areas in visible and infrared channels 1, 3 and 4 is available 20 minutes after observation.
landline dissemination service (JPEG)

Main Characteristics

Basic Information
Website Meteorological Satellite Center (MSC) of JMA
Disseminated data JPEG file
Features
Time resolution Every hour
Spatial resolution About 6 km (all channels) at sub-satellite point
Type of imagery Visible and infrared imagery in JPEG format:
・Australia (900 x 700 pixels)
・Central Asia (1000 x 600 pixels)
・New Zealand (700 x 700 pixels)
・Pacific Islands 1 (700 x 600 pixels)
・Pacific Islands 2 (600 x 500 pixels)
・Pacific Islands 3 (1200 x 500 pixels)
・Pacific Islands 4 (600 x 480 pixels)
・Pacific Islands 5 (600 x 480 pixels)
・Pacific Islands 6 (600 x 480 pixels)
・Southeast Asia 1 (700 x 600 pixels)
・Southeast Asia 2 (700 x 600 pixels)
・Southeast Asia 3 (1100 x 500 pixels)
・Hi-res Asia 1 (550 x 440 pixels)
・Hi-res Asia 2 (600 x 400 pixels)
・Hi-res Asia 3 (550 x 440 pixels)
Necessary equipment PC, browser and Internet connection
Conditions
Limits on user None
Registration Not needed
Charge Free

How to use the landline dissemination service (JPEG)

Download the image files from here

Contact

Satellite Program Division
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
+81-(0)3-3212-8341
+81-(0)3-3217-1036
metsat AT met.kishou.go.jp
Last updated: 3 Sep. 2012