Sentinel-6 A Spot

Public release of Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich products

Sentinel-6 A Spot
Sentinel-6 A Spot

The first operational Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich products will be released on 22 June 2021.

Last Updated

29 June 2021

Published on

17 June 2021

The products include Low Resolution Level 1B and Level 2 products from the Poseidon-4 Altimeter as well as Level 2 products from the Advanced Microwave Radiometer (AMR).

More information on Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich and its instruments.

The table below lists the products to be released on 22 June, the available timeliness, and their distribution means. Links to our Product Navigator are also provided for full information on the products (including example filenames).

Product Distribution Means
Poseidon-4 Level 1B Altimetry Low Resolution in STC (Short Time Critical) - Sentinel-6 SFTP
Data Centre
Poseidon-4 Level 2 Altimetry Low Resolution in NRT - Sentinel-6 EUMETCast Europe:
Channel: E2H-S6A-01
Multicast address: 224.223.224.3
PID: 610
*EUMETCast Terrestrial:
Channel: T02-S6A-03
Multicast address: 224.223.224.3
GTS
(Note: the GTS distribution is planned to start in July 2021)
SFTP
Data Centre
Poseidon-4 Level 2 Altimetry Low Resolution in STC - Sentinel-6 SFTP
Data Centre
Climate-quality Advanced Microwave Radiometer Level 2 Products in NRT - Sentinel-6  SFTP
Data Centre
Climate-quality Advanced Microwave Radiometer Level 2 Products in STC - Sentinel-6  SFTP
Data Centre

*These products will be available on the second EUMETCast Terrestrial service (ter-2). In order to receive these products you need to have installed the latest tellicast-client version (V2.14.7) and to enable the ter-2 instance in the tellicast-client.cfg file:
If ter-1 is already active on your reception station then:
INSTANCE_START_ORDER=ter-1,ter-2
Otherwise
INSTANCE_START_ORDER=ter-2

Note: The following products, in NTC (Non Time Critical) timeliness, will also be available via the Data Centre from 22 June. However, they are still undergoing validation and do not yet have an operational status:

  • Low Resolution Poseidon-4 Level 1B Altimetry product in NTC
  • Low Resolution Poseidon-4 Level 2 Altimetry product in NTC
  • Advanced Microwave Radiometer Level 2 product in NTC

Full details on the products are provided in the Product Notice.

Users wishing to access the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich products listed in the table above should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP). For SFTP access, upon registration via our EOP, access link and credentials will be provided via email.

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.