Public release of Metop-C ASCAT Level 1B data

Metop-C ASCAT Level 1B data will be available on EUMETCast from 2 April.

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Public release of Metop-C ASCAT Level 1B data

The ASCAT Level 1B data (ASCAT GDS Level 1 Sigma0 at Full Sensor Resolution — Metop ) from Metop-C have been successfully validated and have operational quality.

The Product Validation Report is available here.

The data will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe, High Volume Service Transponder 1 (HVS-1), using the following channel:

Channel: E1H-EPS-3
Multicast address:
PID: 600

Example filename:

Note: When the Metop-C satellite is declared operational, ‘_C_’ in the filename will become ‘_O_’.

Users wishing to receive Metop-C ASCAT Level 1B data should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

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