Meteorological
Satellites
-JMA-

For NMHSs

Imagery dissemination services

Landline dissemination service (PNG) - via the JMA website -

The JMA website provides MTSAT imagery in PNG format through the Internet at no cost. Full-disk and four-quadrant imagery in visible and infrared channels 1 and 3 is available 30 minutes after observation.
image of landline dissemination service (PNG)

Main Characteristics

Basic Information
Website Meteorological Satellite Center (MSC) of JMA
Disseminated data PNG file
Features
Time resolution Every 30 minutes for polar-stereographic imagery, and every hour for full-disk
Spatial resolution About 6 km (polar-stereographic), 10 km (four quadrant) and 15 km (full-disk)
Type of imagery Visible, infrared and water vapor imagery in PNG format: full-disk and four quadrant (800 x 800 pixel), East Asia (800 x 600 pixel)
Necessary equipment PC, browser and Internet connection
Conditions
Limits on user None
Registration Not needed
Charge Free

How to use the landline dissemination service (PNG)

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