NOAA-20 satellite

Public release of NOAA-20 EARS regional data

Credit: NOAA

NOAA-20 satellite
NOAA-20 satellite

EARS-ATMS, EARS-CrIS and EARS-VIIRS data from the NOAA-20 satellite will be available on EUMETCast from 9 April 2019.

Last Updated

26 January 2021

Published on

28 March 2019

The EARS-ATMS (ATMS Regional Data Service — Multimission), EARS-CrIS (CrIS Regional Data Service — Multimission) and EARS-VIIRS (VIIRS Regional Data Service — Multimission) regional services, initially based on Suomi-NPP data, have been extended to include NOAA-20 data.

From 9 April, these new data will be publicly available on EUMETCast.

The products are generated at the following EARS stations: Athens, Svalbard, Maspalomas, Kangerlussuaq and Lannion.

EARS-ATMS

Example filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-sva,atms,DBNet+noaa20+sva_C_EUMS_20190319071907_atms_20190319_070840_j01_01716_ear_sva_sdr_bufr.bin

For more information, see the EARS-ATMS page.

EARS-CrIS

Example filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-mas,cris,DBNet+noaa20+mas_C_EUMS_20190319121205_cris_20190319_040503_j01_02012_ear_mas_sdr_bufr.bin

For more information, see the EARS-CrIS page.

Both EARS-ATMS and EARS-CrIS NOAA-20 data will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe, Basic Service, on the same channel as the S-NPP data:

Channel: NPP-2
PID: 500
Multicast address: 224.223.222.2

EARS-VIIRS

Example filenames:

SVDNBC_j01_d20190319_t0622378_e0624023_b03872_c20190319063319000975_eum_ops.h5

SVMC_j01_d20190319_t2333563_e2335208_b03882_c20190319234222000894_eum_ops.h5

For more information, see the EARS-VIIRS page.

The EARS-VIIRS NOAA-20 data will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe, Basic Service, using the NPP-2 channel, the same as EARS-ATMS and EARS-CrIS data. However, from 9 April, the EARS-VIIRS data from Suomi-NPP which are currently distributed on the NPP-2 channel, will be transferred to the High Volume Service, Transponder 1 (HVS-1), Channel E1H-RDS-1 (PID: 601, Multicast address: 224.223.223.2:7017). To be able to continue receiving EARS-VIIRS Suomi-NPP data, users need to ensure that they have a working EUMETCast High Volume Service reception.

Users already subscribed to any of these EARS services will receive the corresponding NOAA-20 data automatically. Other users wishing to receive these data should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.