Metop-C Launch

With Metop-C transitioning to ‘secondary operational’ status on 3 July, product filenames will change and the distribution on the GTS will start.

Thursday, 27 June 2019

See the related news on Metop-C transition from ‘commissioning’ to ‘secondary operational’ status.

On 3 July, the flagging in the filenames of Metop-C global products distributed on EUMETCast will change to reflect the spacecraft operational status. Listed below are the current and new filenames (from 3 July)

Product: AMSU-A Level 1
Current filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AMSUA_C_EUMP_20190219090121_01482_eps_t_l1.bin
New filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AMSUA_O_EUMR_20190703090121_01482_eps_o_l1.bin

Product: ASCAT L1 Sigma0 at Full Sensor Resolution
Current filename: ASCA_SZF_1B_M03_20190304072100Z_20190304072359Z_N_C_20190304085200Z.bz2
New filename: ASCA_SZF_1B_M03_20190703072100Z_20190703072359Z_N_O_20190703085200Z.bz2

Product: AVHRR Level 1
Current filename: AVHR_xxx_1B_M03_20190219083703Z_20190219084003Z_N_C_20190219100112Z.bz2
New filename: AVHR_xxx_1B_M03_20190703083703Z_20190703084003Z_N_O_20190703100112Z.bz2

Product: AVHRR Polar Winds
Current filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AVHRR_C_EUMP_20190214231603_01420_eps_t_amv_l2.bin
New filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AVHRR_O_EUMR_20190703231603_01420_eps_o_amv_l2.bin

Product: Multi-Metop-A,B,C Wind Products
Current filenames:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AVHRR_C_EUMP_20190214231003_01420_eps_t_amv_l2d.bin
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AVHRR_C_EUMP_20190214231003_01420_eps_t_amv_l2t.bin
New filenames:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AVHRR_O_EUMR_20190703231003_01420_eps_o_amv_l2d.bin
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+AVHRR_O_EUMR_20190703231003_01420_eps_o_amv_l2t.bin

Product: GOME-2 Level 1
Current filename: GOME_xxx_1B_M03_20190318004155Z_20190318004455Z_N_C_20190318021251Z.bz2
New filename: GOME_xxx_1B_M03_20190703004155Z_20190703004455Z_N_O_20190703021251Z.bz2

Product: GRAS Level 1
Current filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+GRAS_C_EUMP_20190219132110_01485_eps_t_l1.bin
New filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+GRAS_O_EUMR_20190703132110_01485_eps_o_l1.bin

Product: IASI Level 1
Current filenames:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+IASI_C_EUMP_20190610120856_02621_eps_t_l1.bin
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+IASI_C_EUMP_20190610120856_02621_eps_t_pcs_l1.bin
New filenames:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+IASI_O_EUMR_20190703120856_02621_eps_o_l1.bin
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+IASI_O_EUMR_20190703120856_02621_eps_o_pcs_l1.bin

Product: MHS Level 1
Current filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+MHS_C_EUMP_20190219085750_01482_eps_t_l1.bin
New filename:
W_XX-EUMETSAT-Darmstadt,SOUNDING+SATELLITE,METOPC+MHS_O_EUMR_20190703085750_01482_eps_o_l1.bin

GTS distribution

The following products will start being distributed on the GTS/RMDCN from 3 July, with ‘EUMR’ as bulletin header:

  • AMSU-A Level 1
  • AVHRR Polar Winds
  • Multi-Metop-A,B,C Wind Products
  • GRAS Level 1
  • IASI Level 1 (L1C reduced spectral samples and L1 Principal Component Scores)
  • MHS Level 1

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

 
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