SO2 products from FMI soon on EUMETCast

SO2 products from FMI will be available on EUMETCast Europe from 8 November.

Thursday, 01 November 2018

SO2 products from FMI soon on EUMETCast

The SO2 product (FMI SAMPO direct broadcast OMI S02 and aerosol and OMPS S02 - Multimission ) is part of the SAMPO (Satellite measurements from Polar Orbit) products which are instantly delivered direct readout products produced by FMI — see:

This product contains SO2 contents, UV aerosol index and cloud fraction. It is of particular interest in the situation of a volcanic eruption but also provides interesting information for NWP and atmospheric chemistry applications in general. The product is derived from direct broadcast measurements from OMI (Aura) and OMPS (Suomi-NPP). The OMI data are received at Sodankylä, Finland, and the OMPS data at Sodankylä and Fairbanks, Alaska.

Product format is HDF5.

Example filenames:
OMPS products: OMPS-NPP_NMSO2-PCA-L2_v1.1_2018m0822t141033_o00001_2018m0822t142117.h5.bz2

OMI products:

The data will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe (Basic Service):
Channel: E1B-TPL-1
Multicast address:
PID: 500

Users wishing to receive these products should register for ‘FMI Products’ via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

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