March 4, 2010
Dissemination of EARS-AVHRR Metop-A data from the HRPT stations
We are pleased to announce the start of the dissemination of EARS-AVHRR Metop-A data from the HRPT stations. The proposed date for activation is Tuesday 16 March 2010.
The products are in EPS Level 0 format, and follow EPS file naming convention, as described in the EARS Operational Service Specification.
Please note, there is a small limitation on some of the header fields which is inherited from the parent product and not recomputed per segment file.
Test files are now available via the EUMETSAT FTP.
On 16 March, the data will be automatically disseminated to all registered EARS users via EUMETCast-Europe: EUMETSAT Data Channel 1, PID 500.