Realtime System
Oceanic Convection Diagnosis Products -- GOES-East/West Domain
Experimental Products -- NOT for Operational Use

Cloud Top Height (CTH; shaded polygons), as Flight Altitude:
FL300 (30-34Kft), FL350 (35-39Kft), FL400 (40-44Kft), FL450 (45-49Kft), FL500 (>=50Kft)

Convective Diagnosis Oceanic (CDO; shaded contours), as storm intensity:
moderate storm, strong storm, severe storm, extreme storm

Animation Control

Related papers:

NRL Cloud-Type Classification Journal Paper
Convective Diagnosis Oceanic (CDO) Conference Paper
TRMM Validation of CDO Conference Paper

Link to explanation of Cloud Top Height

For questions, contact Cathy Kessinger (kessinge at ucar dot edu)