Sentinel-3 SRAL Level 2 Marine products in BUFR format available soon
SRAL Level 2 Marine products in BUFR will be distributed on EUMETCast and on the GTS from 23 May.
05 March 2021
16 May 2019
The products, from Sentinel-3A and -3B, are in near real-time (NRT) timeliness.
The BUFR data descriptor sequence comes in several sections. The order for these is as follows:
- General data descriptors
- 1 Hz C Band data descriptors
- 1 Hz Ku Band data descriptors
- 1 Hz Ku Band data descriptors PLRM
- 20 Hz Ku Band data descriptors
The products will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe on the High Volume Service Transponder 2 (HVS-2):
For Sentinel-3A files:
Multicast address: 126.96.36.199
For Sentinel-3B files:
Multicast address: 188.8.131.52
Frequency: 9-11 files/orbit (140-150 files/day) (for each satellite)
Average file size:
The products will also be distributed on the GTS:
Bulletin headers: Sentinel-3A: ISZX[11-15] EUMS
Sentinel-3B: ISZX[16-20] EUMS
Users already subscribed to SRAL Level 2 NRT products via EUMETCast will receive the BUFR format 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.