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Category: AWIPS II

Motion of sea ice near Barrow, Alaska

AWIPS II images of 375-meter resolution Suomi NPP VIIRS 11.45 µm IR channel data (above; click image to play animation) revealed a surprising amount of sea ice motion in the vicinity of Barrow, Alaska (station identifier PABR) during the 30-hour period between 12:14 UTC on 24 January and 18:30 UTC... Read More

GOES imagery displayed using AWIPS II

CIMSS has recently begun the process of evaluating and testing satellite imagery and products in the next generation of AWIPS (AWIPS II or AWIPS Migration). GOES 0.65 µm visible channel, 10.7 µm IR channel, 3.9 µm IR channel, and 6.5 µm water vapor channel data from 15 April 2010 are displayed using... Read More