University of Wisconsin CIMSS Real-Time and Archived Tropical Cyclone Data (1995-1998)

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Abstract: The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Services
(CIMSS) at the University of Wisconsin offers real-time and archived
tropical cyclone products from it home page.

The real-time products cover the North Atlantic, Western N. Pacific,
Eastern N. Pacific, Australia, North Indian Ocean, and Global
coverage. The real-time data are GOES-8, GOES-10, Meteosat 7,
Meteosat-5, and GMS-5 derived winds and satellite imagery.

The archived products cover hurricanes and tropical storms that
occured during tropical storm seasons of 1995-1998. For each tropical
storm and hurricane there are satellite derived winds, single frame
satellite images, and movies. Starting in 1997 there is storm track

Link to the CIMSS Home Page to access this data.
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Description: Link to the CIMSS Tropical Cyclone database.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: -45.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University Wisconsin-Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Studies
Dataset Title: University of Wisconsin CIMSS Real-Time and Archived Tropical Cyclone Data
Dataset Release Place: Madison, WI, USA
Dataset Publisher: Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Studies (CIMSS)
Data Presentation Form: IMAGES, MAPS
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-08-01
Use Constraints Please reference CIMSS if you wish to display these images outside
of the CIMSS WWW site.
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Originating Center
Data Center
Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (605) 262-5974
Phone: (605) 262-9168
Email: chrisv at
Contact Address:
Space Science and Engineering Center
University of Wisconsin
1225 W Dayton Street, Rm 253
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: HTML, GIF
Fees: None
Phone: 301-602-3890
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-10-16
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