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Proposed AWIPS Product List (from CIMSS, CIRA, and SPoRT):

Current products (routinely available in AWIPS):

Product Name

Product Input

Demonstration Resolution

GOES-R Resolution

Product Status

Product Source

Visible (0.65Ám)

MODIS (Band 1)

1 km / 4 images per day

0.5 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS, SPoRT

Cirrus Detection (1.6Ám)

MODIS (Band 26)

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS

Snow/Ice Discrimination (2.1Ám)

MODIS (Band 7)

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS

Shortwave IR (3.7Ám)

MODIS (Band 20)

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS, SPoRT

Water Vapor (6.7Ám)

MODIS (Band 27)

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS, SPoRT

IR Window (11.0Ám)

MODIS (Band 31)

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS, SPoRT

Fog/stratus Product (11.0-3.7Ám)

MODIS

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS, SPoRT

Sea Surface Temperature

MODIS

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS, SPoRT

True Color RGB (24-bit )

MODIS

250 m / 2 images per day

0.5-1 km / 5 min

Available since July 2007

CIMSS

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

MODIS

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2008

CIMSS

Land Surface Temperature

MODIS

1 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Available since July 2008

CIMSS, SPoRT

Cloud Phase

MODIS

4 km / 4 images per day

10 km / 15 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS

Cloud Top Temperature

MODIS

4 km / 4 images per day

10 km / 15 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS

Total Precipitable Water

MODIS

4 km / 4 images per day

10 km / 15 min

Available since July 2006

CIMSS

Total Column Ozone

GOES

10 km / 1 image per hour

10 km / 15 min

Available since Oct 2006

CIMSS

Simulated True Color

MODIS

250-500 m / 2 images per day

0.5-1 km / 5 min

Available since 2002

SPoRT

Total Lightning Source Density

NASA/UAH Ground Based Instruments

2 km / 2min

10 km

Available since 2002

SPoRT

Composite SST

MODIS

1 km / 6 hr

2 km / 1 hr

Available since 2002

SPoRT

GOES Mesoscale Winds

GOES

Variable / 15 min

N/A

Available since May 2007

CIMSS

CRAS Forecast Imagery

Satellite, Model

~10 km / 1 image per hour

N/A

Available since Sep 2006

CIMSS

Convective Initiation (UWCI)

GOES

4 km / 5-15 min

2 km / 5 min

Available since June 2009

CIMSS

Overshooting Top/Enhanced-V

GOES

4 km / 5-15 min

2 km

Available since March 2010

CIMSS

Proposed products (not yet routinely available in AWIPS):

Product Name

Product Input

Demonstration Resolution

GOES-R Resolution

Product Status

Product Source

Volcanic Ash Enhancement

GOES / MODIS

GOES 4 km / 30 min

MODIS 1 km / 6 h

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availability: Spring 2009

CIRA

Blowing Dust Detection

GOES / MODIS

GOES 4 km / 30 min

MODIS 1 km / 6 h

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availability: Spring 2009

CIRA

Snow / Cloud Discrimination

GOES / MODIS

GOES 4 km / 30 min

MODIS 1 km / 6 h

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availability: Spring 2009

CIRA

Low Cloud / Fog Product

GOES

GOES 4 km / 30 min

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availability: Spring 2009

CIRA

GeoColor Imagery

MODIS

4 km / every 30 minutes

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availability: Spring 2009

CIRA

Orographic Rain Index

MODIS

4 km / every 30 minutes

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availability: Spring 2009

CIRA

MIMIC TPW

SSM/I, AMSR-E

~25 km / 1 image per hour

N/A

Estimated Availablity: Spring 2009

CIMSS

Lifted Index

MODIS

4 km / 4 images per day

10 km / 15 min

Estimated Availablity: Spring 2009

CIMSS

K-Index

MODIS

4 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availablity: Spring 2009

CIMSS

Total Totals Index

MODIS

4 km / 4 images per day

2 km / 5 min

Estimated Availablity: Spring 2009

CIMSS