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NOAA-AWG Cloud Remote Sensing at CIMSS

NOAA Image of the day
Image of the Day: click to go to operational significant event imagery
UW-SSEC Web Cam
UW-SSEC web cam

GOES West US
Most recent Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) image of the Western United States

GOES East US
Most recent Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) image of the Eastern United States

This page provides information about the NOAA Algorithm Working Group (AWG) algorithms running within The Clouds from AVHRR Extended (CLAVR-x) processing system. CLAVR-x is NOAA's operational cloud processing system for the AVHRR on the NOAA - POES and EUMETSAT-METOP series of polar orbiting satellites.   CLAVR-x algorithms are analogs of those developed for the GOES-R AWG Cloud Application Team.  

In addition, CLAVR-x is the basis for the NESDIS Operational Processing System (GSIP-fd) which runs on the current GOES Imager data. The Pathfinder Atmospheres (PATMOS-x) is a climate focused version of CLAVR-x, which is also designed to operate on MODIS and will operate on VIIRS. The real-time results shown for MODIS are generated using VIIRS applicable algorithms. VIIRS data will be available on NPP in early 2012.





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