GOES-R Education Proving Ground

Real Time Satellite Imagery

Please note that the activities on these pages use HTML5 and require an up-to-date browser!
These are also "touch-friendly" and should run on mobile devices.

Combine spectral bands from 8 different geostationary satellites (!)
to make an RGB (blended Red-Green-Blue) image

GOES-East (FD)
GOES-East (NH)
GOES-West (FD)
GOES-West (NH)
Met-prime (FD)
Met-prime (Europe)
Himawari-8 AHI (FD)
Himawari-8 AHI (WP)

non-operational data
FY2e (FD)

  The real-time data from each of the above links is processed at the UW-Madison Space Science and Enginering Center (SSEC). Using this webapp, you can combine different spectral bands from real-time scenes anywhere in the world via 8 different geostationary satellites to create a blended colorized RGB image.

Related links
GOES-R Spatial Resolution WebApp
GOES-R Image Resolution Webapp
GOES-R Spectral Bands WebApp
Additional CIMSS Weather and Climate Webapps
Other Rapid Scan imagery from GOES-14
CIMSS GOES-14 Satellite blog

   Unless otherwise noted, all these applets are Copyright© 2014 by Tom Whittaker at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Imagery provided by Tim Schmit, NOAA NESDIS.