Release of simulated EPS-SG 3MI Level 1C test data
EUMETSAT Polar System-Second Generation (EPS-SG) simulated Multi-Viewing Multi-Channel Multi-Polarisation Imaging (3MI) Level 1C test data are now available for user familiarisation (1 April 2021).
01 April 2021
01 April 2021
The EPS-SG 3MI is a passive infrared sounder which has the capability to measure the temperature and water vapour profiles of the Earth’s atmosphere. It has a direct heritage from the POLarization and Directionality of the Earth's Reflectances (POLDER) onboard the ADEOS satellites.
Test data description
The EPS-SG 3MI L1C test data, in netCDF format, are available via our ftp site:
The test data is accompanied by EPS-SG 3MI Level 1C Product Format Specification (PFS V3C) document, which provides a detailed format description including the netCDF group structure, meta data description and the size of the data per orbit.
All EPS-SG product types generated by the EPS-SG Ground Segment are NetCDF-4 files complying with the generic structure and data model set out in the (GPFS V3D), which is also made available with this release.
These data are intended for format familiarisation and system testing.
Documentation available via ftp
For more information and feedback on the test data, contact our User Service Helpdesk.
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