Release of simulated EPS-SG VII (METimage) test data

EUMETSAT Polar System-Second Generation (EPS-SG) simulated VII (METimage) Level 1B test data are now available for user familiarisation.

Thursday, 06 February 2020

The EPS-SG Visible Infrared Imager (METimage) will provide continuity to the AVHRR series on board the Metop and NOAA satellites, and VIIRS on board NOAA satellites.

Test data description

The test data are available here:

The METimage L1B test data, in netCDF format, covers a quarter of an orbit of data and is generated using the L1B Ground Processor Prototype (GPP) V1.2.1. The content and format of these products are in line with the specifications in the VII L1B Product Format Specification document, made available along with the test data.

The test data consist of 6 granules. Each granule has a duration of 5 min, 3144 pixels across track and 4200 pixels along track.

These test data are intended for format familiarisation and system testing.

Documentation available via FTP:

For more information and feedback on the test data, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

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