First interferogram from Metop-C’s IASI instrument

Public release of Metop-C global IASI Level 2 products

First interferogram from Metop-C’s IASI instrument
First interferogram from Metop-C’s IASI instrument

Metop-C global IASI Level 2 products will be available on EUMETCast and on the GTS from 24 October 2019.

Last Updated

22 January 2021

Published on

17 October 2019

The global IASI Level 2 products from Metop-C, based on IASI Level 2 Product Processing Facility (PPF) version 6.4, have been successfully validated and have operational quality.

The Product Validation Report will be made available soon.

The products

Cloud Parameters (CLP)
Surface Emissivity (EMS)
Trace Gases (TRG)
Ozone (OZO)
Atmospheric Temperature Water Vapour and Surface Skin Temperature (TWT)
Atmospheric Temperature Water Vapour and Surface Skin Temperature Error Estimate (TWT_ERR)
Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) (AC SAF product)
Carbon Monoxide Profiles FORLI-CO (COx) (AC SAF product)

Example filename

W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+IASI_C_EUMR_20190918221457_04488_eps_o_(clp|ems|trg|ozo|twt|err|so2|cox)_l2.bin

Distribution on EUMETCast

EUMETCast Europe, Basic Service(for all products)

Channel: EPS-Africa
Multicast address: 224.223.222.227
PID: 301

EUMETCast Africa (for all products except the TWT_ERR)

Channel: A1C-EPS-G
Multicast address: 224.223.225.2
PID: 100

NOTE: On EUMETCast Africa, the Metop-A global IASI L2 data flow will stop on 24/10/2019 and will be replaced with the Metop-C global IASI L2 data flow.

EUMETCast Terrestrial (for all products)

Channel: T01-EPS-C-11
Multicast address: 232.223.222.14

The products, except for the TWT_ERR and COx, will also be distributed on the GTS.

Bulletin headers

CLP: IEDX61-62 EUMR
EMS: IEDX81-82 EUMR
TRG: IEDX41-42 EUMR
OZO: IEDX21-28 EUMR
TWT: IEDX01-08 EUMR
SO2: IEDX51-58 EUMR

Users wishing to receive Metop-C IASI Level 2 data on EUMETCast should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.