New version of EPS-SG MWI-ICI L2 test data



A new version of the EPS-SG MWI-ICI L2 test data (V2) has been released to users.

Last Updated

26 September 2023

Published on

26 May 2023

The MWI-ICI L2 product contains liquid water path (LWP) and ice water path (IWP) derived from the Microwave Imager (MWI) and the Ice Cloud Imager (ICI).

The Microwave Imager (MWI) is a conically scanning radiometer, capable of measuring thermal radiance emitted by the Earth, in the microwave region of the electromagnetic spectrum, providing cloud and precipitation products and all weather surface imagery.

The Ice Cloud Imager (ICI) is a conically scanning millimetre/sub-millimetre wave radiometer providing information on ice clouds primarily for weather and climate applications.

Test data description

MWI-ICI L2 cloud product

The content and format (netCDF) of these products is in line with the specifications in the following documents, released together with this package.

The Readme file gives more details on the MWI-ICI L2 test data package.

Note: all old versions are obsolete for format familiarisation purposes.

These test data are only intended for format familiarisation and system testing.

For more information and feedback on the test data, contact our User Service Helpdesk.