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NESDIS IMS data on EUMETCast soon

 

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NESDIS IMS Daily Northern Hemisphere Snow and Ice Analysis dataset will be available on EUMETCast from 16 December 2021.

Last Updated

13 December 2021

Published on

09 December 2021

The data are NESDIS IMS (Interactive Multisensor Snow and Ice Mapping System) Daily Northern Hemisphere Snow and Ice Analysis dataset, at 1x1 km spatial resolution, in GRIB2 format.

Details on IMS and related products can be found at: https://usicecenter.gov/Resources/ImsInfo

The Northern Hemisphere Snow and Ice Analysis dataset consists of 2 files per day of 3 file types (snow, ice, time information), so there is a total of 6 files per day with a total daily volume of ~11MB.

Example file names for the three file types:

NIC.IMS_snow_v3_202115300_1km.GRIB2.gz

NIC.IMS_ice_v3_202115400_1km.GRIB2.gz

NIC.IMS_time_v3_202115700_1km.GRIB2.gz

The data will be distributed on EUMETCast Terrestrial:

Channel: T01-TPL-1
Multicast address: 232.223.222.35

Users wishing to receive these data should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.