For more information regarding product access, registration, or any technical information, please contact

Primary contact for data questions:
Galina (Gala) Wind
Code 613, SSAI/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771 – USA

For science questions, please contact the NASA, LOA/University of Lille or NOAA responsible official:
Dr. Steven Platnick
Code 610, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771 – USA

Dr. Jerome Riedi
Laboratoire d’Optique Atmosphérique, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq – France

Dr. Andrew Heidinger
1225 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53706 – USA

Related Links

Background for the SEV06-CLD algorithm:

More information on MSG and SEVIRI can be found at these dedicated websites:

  • The EUMETSAT home page (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites) provides an overview of the MSG mission, services and online resources, and a description of the SEVIRI instrument.
  • The ESA home page (European Space Agency) provides a description of the project, information on the spacecraft, the instruments, the team, and an image gallery.