Update to AC SAF IASI SO2 BUFR product

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The IASI Sulphur Dioxide BUFR product from AC SAF will be updated on 14 January 2019.

Thursday, 29 November 2018

The product (IASI Sulphur dioxide — Metop) will be updated from WMO BUFR Master Table Version 19 to 21. This fixes a bug in the length of the encoded descriptor for sulphur dioxide. As the local table version number will remain the same, users of BUFRDC will need to create a combined EUMETSAT local table version 19-1 in order to process the IASI SO2 BUFR product.

The relevant chapter of the Migration Guide (Ref: EUM/SEP/TEN/18/1004055) which describes the migration of the SO2 descriptor is 3.6: Global descriptor with different attributes than in WMO tables.

Test data including the update are available on our FTP server:
ftp://ftp.eumetsat.int/pub/OPS/out/test-data/Test-data-for-External-Users/IASI_SO2_Nov2018/

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

 
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