The “Tools” features new web interfaces or new functionalities in existing interfaces.

Product average tool

ICARE developed a web interface to average aerosol, cloud, precipitation products over a user-defined time-period and a region of interest. The time range can vary from one day to multi-year, and monthly, seasonal and inter-seasonal (DJF-MAM-JJA-SON) periods are also supported. Product average


Overpass predictor

ICARE developed a user-friendly web interface to help users identify overpass time over a user-defined time-period and visualize satellite subtracks over a given geographic location.Overpass Predictor

Data extract tool

The interface is designed to extract ground-based observations (from AERONET or EARLINET) coincident with satellite data. Users can select one or several satellite products, a time period and adjust the intersection radius. All satellite observations within the specified radius around each site and time period will be extracted. Data extract

Megha-Tropiques browse interface

ICARE developed a web interface to visualize Megha-Tropiques browse imagery associated with SAPHIR and ScaRaB “Orbit” L1A2 products. Browse images are created at native resolution for the whole data archive. Megha-Tropiques



Dear ICARE Users,
Maintenance operations on the private ICARE network are planned from friday, october 15, until wednesday, october 20.

User spaces (home directories, work, scratch), ftp, website and the ICARE archive could be unavailable during those days.

We also expect production disruptions and delays in data arrival during this time.

A major power interruption is planned on tuesday, october 19 and all services will be disrupted and data archive unavailable from monday 16h to tuesday EoB.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.