SCA A Spot

Release of simulated EPS-SG SCA test data

SCA A Spot
SCA A Spot

EUMETSAT Polar System-Second Generation (EPS-SG) simulated Scatterometer (SCA) Level-1B test data available for user familiarisation in June 2020.

Last Updated

21 January 2021

Published on

18 June 2020

The EPS-SG SCA has heritage from the ASCAT instrument on board the Metop satellites.

Test data description

The test data are available here:
ftp://ftp.eumetsat.int/pub/OPS/out/test-data/Test-data-for-External-Users/EPS-SG/SCA_Test_Data/

The SCA L1B test data are generated using the SCA-GPP (SCA Ground Processor Prototype) v1.1. The data, in netCDF format, cover a full orbit.

Corresponding file is SCA_L1_V1.tar.gz and associated checksum file is SCA_L1B.md5.

These test data are intended for format familiarisation and system testing.

Documentation available via FTP

EPS-SG SCA Level 1B Product Format Specification
EPS-SG Generic Product Format Specification
Readme file

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