IMPORTANT NOTICE: An upgrade of the ICARE network architecture is scheduled on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM CEST (UTC +2:00).
All ICARE data services will be unavailable during this operation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.

Contacts and Links


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.