B<Polarsatellite> - Images from satellites in polar orbit


NAME

Polarsatellite - Images from satellites in polar orbit


DESCRIPTION

Returns an image captured by a satellite in polar orbit


Available

This product implements the 'available' action, meaning a URL of the form 'http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.0/available' will list the available data at any given time.


Parameters

satellite (mandatory)

Specify the satellite of interest. Images for satellite 'noaa' have content type 'image/png'.

Values: noaa.

area (optional)

If satellite is 'noaa', you can specify the area of interest.

Values: is, ne, nm, npol, nr, ns, sf, sv

Default: ne

The uri 'http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/available' will give a list of available areas

Add area parameter to available request to limit list to only include products from this area

Example: http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/available?satellite=noaa;area=ne

channel (optional)

If satellite is 'noaa', you can specify the desired channel. Different areas may have different channels available.

Values: ch2, ch4, rgb

Default: rgb (for most areas)

The uri 'http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/available' will give a list of available channels

Add channel parameter to available request to limit list to only include products available with this channel

Example: http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/available?satellite=noaa;channel=rgb

size (optional)

If satellite is 'noaa', you can specify the wanted size of image. Different areas may have different sizes available.

Values: l, m, s, t, c

Default: l

The uri 'http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/available' will give a list of available sizes

Add size parameter to available request to limit list to only include products available in this size.

Example: http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/available?satellite=noaa;size=l

time (optional)

The time the image was captured. If the parameter is omitted, the latest available image will be returned.

The uri 'http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/available' will give a list of available times

Value-format: yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:00Z (UTC)


Example requests

http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/?satellite=noaa;time=2007-01-11T05:49:00Z
http://api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/?satellite=noaa


Changelog

version 1.1, 2015-11-02

Adding parameters area, size and channel

version 1.1, 2015-08-20

Removing qscat since it went out of production in 2009

version 1.1, 2010-01-19

New version, 1.1, available
New width and height for noaa pictures
 B<Polarsatellite> - Images from satellites in polar orbit