New Reference Evapotranspiration product from LSA SAF soon on EUMETCast

The new LSA SAF Reference Evapotranspiration (METREF) product will be available on EUMETCast from 6 April.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

This new operational METREF product provides daily ETo [mm/day] estimated from daily global radiation derived from SEVIRI/MSG, as this is the main driver of evapotranspiration over the extensive reference surface. The product is suitable for water management, drought and climate monitoring.

The product will be distributed on EUMETCast-Europe and EUMETCast-Africa on the 'SAF-Global' channel:

PID: 300 (for Europe and Africa)

Multicast Address: 224.223.222.32

Filename example:

S-LSA_HDF5_LSASAF_MSG_METREF_MSG-Disk_201702010000.bz2

Users already subscribed to LSA SAF products via EUMETCast will receive this new product automatically. Other users wishing to receive this product should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.