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Update to NASA’s GPM-Core GMI data


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NASA will update GPM-Core GMI data on 9 May 2022.

Last Updated

28 April 2022

Published on

28 April 2022

This will affect the GMI (GPM Microwave Imager) data distributed on EUMETCast:

On 9 May, the GPM NRT algorithm will be updated to version 7, involving format changes and changes to file naming.

Details on the format changes

File naming for the GMI L2 products will be updated as follows:


Filenames of the GMI L1c BUFR products will remain unchanged:

W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,GPM+GMI+S2_C_EUMP_20220425111700_111723_112221_L1C.bin. bz2

Sample files of the updated data are available on our SFTP server:


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