Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellite in orbit

MSG Interpretation Guide


Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellite in orbit
Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellite in orbit

Guide to weather, surface conditions and atmospheric constituents.

Last Updated

09 May 2022

Published on

31 December 2005

MSG Interpretation Guide version 1.1, a collection of material in the form of zipped Powerpoint files and some PDFs for the various application areas of MSG.

This material is provided for education and training purposes only. Any reproduction should acknowledge the source of this material.

The complete fileset can be found on the EUMeTrain website.


Benefits of new generation (ZIP) — two presentations

SEVIRI instrument (ZIP) — two presentations

Solar channels : Ch01 (0.6 µm), Ch02 (0.8 µm), Ch03 (1.6 µm) (ZIP) — two presentations

Ch12 (High Resolution Visible) (ZIP)

Ch04: 3.9µm (ZIP) — two presentations

IR Window channels : Ch07 (8.7µm), Ch09 (10.8µm), Ch10 (12.0µm) (ZIP)

Water vapour channels : Ch05 (6.2µm), Ch06 (7.3µm) (ZIP)

Ozone Channel : Ch08 (9.7µm) (ZIP)

CO2 channel : Ch11 (13.4µm) (ZIP)

RGB applications (ZIP) — seven presentations

Cloud Processes (ZIP) — six presentations

Synoptic scale cloud configurations (ZIP) — four presentations

Mesoscale cloud configurations (ZIP) — five presentations

Fog (ZIP) — six presentations

Orographic cloud (ZIP) — two presentations

Hazardous weather in small scale (ZIP) — five presentations

Tropical cyclones (ZIP)

Water Vapour (ZIP) — two presentations

Dust and aerosols (ZIP) — two presentations

Dust Storm Western Africa — 03 March 2004 (MP4)

Volcanic ash plumes (ZIP)

Fires, smoke, burned areas (ZIP)