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 following form will list the available data at any given time. Several parameters may be used to limit the result, see "Parameters".

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 https://beta.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: https://beta.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 https://beta.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: https://beta.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.

Note: Currently we only offer size l (large). Further sizes might be available upon request.

Values: l

Default: l

The uri https://beta.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: https://beta.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 https://beta.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

https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/polarsatellite/1.1/?satellite=noaa&time=2017-12-18T18:00:00Z
https://beta.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