Public release of Metop-C AVHRR wind products
Metop-C AVHRR wind products will be available on EUMETCast from 14 March.
23 September 2020
07 March 2019
The AVHRR wind products extracted from Metop-C have been successfully validated and have operational quality. These include single AVHRR wind products over polar regions and dual Metop AVHRR wind products (global: AVHRR Atmospheric Motion Vectors — Metop - Global and triplet: AVHRR Atmospheric Motion Vectors (triplet mode) - Metop — Polar )
The products will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe, High Volume Service Transponder 1 (HVS-1), using the following channel:
Multicast address: 126.96.36.199:6010
Single AVHRR winds:
Global AVHRR winds:
Triplet AVHRR winds:
Note: When the Metop-C satellite is declared operational, some elements of the filenames will change, as follows:
- ‘EUMP’ will become ‘EUMR’
- ‘_t_’ will become ‘_o_’.
Users wishing to receive Metop-C AVHRR wind products should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP) (The relevant registration entries in our EOP are Metop-C ‘AVHRR Polar Winds’ for the single AVHRR winds, and ‘Multi-Metop Wind Products’ for the Global and Triplet AVHRR winds).
For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.