NOAA-20 VIIRS Active Fires product on EUMETCast soon

The NOAA-20 VIIRS Active Fires Environmental Data Record (EDR) will be available on EUMETCast from 5 September.

Thursday, 29 August 2019

The NOAA-20 VIIRS Active Fires EDR will come in addition to the Suomi-NPP VIIRS Active Fire product currently being distributed on EUMETCast.

For a detailed description of the product, please see:

This product will be distributed on the same EUMETCast channels as the Suomi-NPP product:

EUMETCast Europe, Basic Service
Channel: EUMETSAT Data Channel 12
Multicast address:
PID: 301

EUMETCast Africa
Channel: A1C-TPL-1
Multicast address:
PID: 100

EUMETCast Terrestrial
Channel: T01-EDC-12
Multicast address:

Example filename:

Users already subscribed to the ‘VIIRS Fire Product’ will receive the new NOAA-20 VIIRS Active Fires product automatically. Other users wishing to receive this product should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

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