Switching on Metop-C’s instruments

Public release of Metop-C GOME-2 Level 1B data


Switching on Metop-C’s instruments
Switching on Metop-C’s instruments

Metop-C GOME-2 Level 1B data will be available on EUMETCast from 1 July.

Last Updated

12 April 2022

Published on

25 June 2019

The GOME-2 Level 1B data have been successfully validated and have operational quality.

A Product Validation Report is available.

Metop-C GOME-2 Spectra
Figure 1: Example products

The data will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe:

  • On 1 July, they will be available on the High Volume Service Transponder 1 (HVS-1):
    • Channel: E1H-EPS-5
    • Multicast address:
    • PID: 600
  • From 2 July, they will be available on the Basic Service:
    • Channel: EPS-5
    • Multicast address:
    • PID: 500

(please see: EUMETCast service swap for Metop-A and Metop-C global data)

They will also be distributed on EUMETCast Terrestrial:

  • Channel: T01-EPS-C-5
  • Multicast address:

Example filename: GOME_xxx_1B_M03_20190318004155Z_20190318004455Z_N_C_20190318021251Z.bz2

Note: When the Metop-C satellite is declared ‘secondary operational’ on 3 July 2019 , ‘_C_’ in the filename will become ‘_O_’.

Our monitoring pages provide daily and orbital product quality information for all three Metop platforms at gome.eumetsat.int.

See our quality monitoring for GOME-2 on Metop-C.

Users wishing to receive Metop-C GOME-2 Level 1B data should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.