REAL-TIME GOES-16 AVAILABLE VIA ADDE

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REAL-TIME GOES-16 AVAILABLE VIA ADDE

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REAL-TIME GOES-16 AVAILABLE VIA ADDE:
If you're looking for a source for the new GOES-16 netCDF data, Unidata has an ADDE dataset open to the public. It's lead.unidata.ucar.edu and the groups are RTGOESR for the real-time data stream (also EAST once it is operational) and NPGOESR for the files in the NOAAPort data stream. Their servers are listed on their website and more GOES-16 servers are expected to be opened in the next few weeks (https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/m ... rvers.html). Many thanks to Unidata for making these servers available!

SSEC's Satellite Data Services (http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/datacenter/) also has GOES-16 real-time and products available to its users. Please contact them for more information.


USING GOES-16 in McIDAS-X:
In McIDAS-X, you can run the DATALOC ADD command to add the remote server, a DSINFO command to see the list of datasets available, and then the usual IMG commands to access the data. For faster image access, use the single-banded datasets. It is recommended to be using a McIDAS-X version from 2017.

For example:
DATALOC ADD RTGOESR LEAD.UNIDATA.UCAR.EDU
DSINFO X RTGOESR
IMGLIST RTGOESR/CONUSC01

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Image file directory listing for:RTGOESR/CONUSC01
 Pos Satellite/         Date       Time      Center   Band(s)
     sensor                                 Lat  Lon
 --- -------------  ------------  --------  ---- ---- ------------
 576  G-16 IMG      14 DEC 17348  20:37:22    30   87 1



If you have local netCDF-4 files in the mission-standard format (like those from NOAA CLASS or decoded from the GRB data stream using CSPP Geo), you can use the DSSERVE command to create a local dataset and access the files with that dataset.

For example:
DSSERVE ADD LOCAL/RTGOESR ABIN TYPE=IMAGE DIRFILE=/YOUR/DATA/PATH/TO/NETCDF/*
IMGLIST LOCAL/RTGOESR

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Image file directory listing for:LOCAL/RTGOESR
 Pos Satellite/         Date       Time      Center   Band(s)
     sensor                                 Lat  Lon
 --- -------------  ------------  --------  ---- ---- ------------
 576  G-16 IMG      14 DEC 17348  20:52:22    30   87 1


McIDAS-X can not currently read the netCDF files in the NOAAPort data stream, but we hope to be adding that capability in the next release, courtesy of Tom Yoksas at Unidata.


USING GOES-16 in McIDAS-V:
In McIDAS-V and IDV, you can add the remote server in the Satellite Imagery Chooser by entering lead.unidata.ucar.edu in the Server field and RTGOESR in the Dataset field.

If you have local netCDF files, you can add a local ABI dataset in the Local ADDE Data Manager on Linux or macOS, and load loops or individual images through the Satellite Imagery Chooser. You can also use the General File Chooser to load individual files as Grid Files (netCDF...).


SSEC Data Ingestor (SDI):
If you're interested in running a data ingestor at your site, please check out the SDI GRB Appliance -
http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/mcidas/softwar ... fering.pdf


Please contact the McIDAS Help Desk if you have any questions.
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