Metop-C GRAS Level 1B data and ROM SAF GRAS Level 2 data will be available from 7 March.
Thursday, 21 February 2019
The GRAS data are the first data from Metop-C having successfully been validated. Both Level 1B data and the ROM SAF Level 2 data now have operational quality.
The GRAS Level 1 data are generated with PPF (Product Processing Facility) version 4.6.1.
They will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe, on the High Volume Service Transponder 1 (HVS-1), using the following channel:
Multicast address: 188.8.131.52
Note: when the Metop-C satellite is declared operational, some elements of the filename will change, as follows:
The ROM SAF Level 2 data which contain EUMETSAT’s bending angle data will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe, using the following channel:
Multicast address: 184.108.40.206
Example filename: S-GRM_-GRAS_RO_L12_20190106215155_001_METOPC_2130694591_DMI.BUFR
They will also be distributed on the GTS.
Users wishing to receive Metop-C GRAS Level 1 data should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP). Users currently subscribed to ROM SAF data on EUMETCast will receive the new Metop-C GRAS Level 2 data automatically.
For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.