NOAA-20 satellite

NOAA-20 VIIRS Ocean Colour product on EUMETCast soon

NOAA-20 satellite
NOAA-20 satellite

The NOAA-20 VIIRS Ocean Colour product will be distributed on EUMETCast in the frame of Copernicus from 3 September 2020.

Last Updated

21 January 2021

Published on

20 August 2020

A number of SNPP and NOAA-20 Environmental Data Records (EDRs) are currently distributed on EUMETCast in the frame of Copernicus. These include the VIIRS Ocean Colour EDRs from SNPP.

The service is now being extended to also include the VIIRS Ocean Colour EDRs from the NOAA-20 satellite, completing the set of EDRs for Copernicus, from both SNPP and NOAA-20:

  • VIIRS Ocean Colour
  • VIIRS Sea Surface Temperature
  • VIIRS Aerosol Optical Depth
  • OMPS Total Column Ozone
  • OMPS Ozone Nadir Profile

Detailed information on VIIRS Ocean Colour EDRs

The NOAA-20 VIIRS Ocean Colour EDRs will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe, High Volume Service Transponder 2:
Channel: E2H-CTP-2
Multicast address: 224.223.224.2
PID: 610

Example filename: VR1YCW.C2020195.140159.nc

Users already subscribed to Copernicus Third-Party/NOAA-20 Marine Products will receive these new products automatically. Other users wishing to receive these products should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

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