EPS-SG A Spot

Release of simulated EPS-SG Microwave Imager (MWI) and Ice Cloud Imager (ICI) test data

EPS-SG A Spot
EPS-SG A Spot

EUMETSAT Polar System-Second Generation (EPS-SG) simulated MWI and ICI Level 1B and Level 2 test data are now available for user familiarisation (28 January 2021).

Last Updated

05 February 2021

Published on

28 January 2021

The EPS-SG 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 EPS-SG ICI is a conically scanning millimetre/sub-millimetre wave radiometer providing information on ice clouds.

EPS-SG MWI Liquid Water Path Product

Test data description

The test data, in netCDF format, are available via our ftp site:
ftp://ftp.eumetsat.int/pub/OPS/out/test-data/Test-data-for-External-Users/EPS-SG/MWI_ICI_L1-and-L2/

They include:

  • MWI Level 1B Spectral Radiance product
  • ICI Level 1B Spectral Radiance product
  • MWI-ICI Level 2 product providing cloud and atmospheric parameters

Tar files with associated checksum files are provided.

These data are intended for format familiarisation and system testing.

Documentation available via ftp

EPS-SG Generic Product Format Specification (GPFS)
EPS-SG ICI Level 1B Product Format Specification
EPS-SG MWI Level 1B Product Format Specification
Readme
MWI-ICI Level 2 Product Format Specification

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