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Release of IASI Level 2 Product Processing Facility (PPF) 6.4
Thursday, 01 March 2018
The new IASI L2 PPF 6.4 will be released on 7 March.
High-Resolution Mapping of Global Surface Water on EUMETCast soon
Thursday, 01 March 2018
High-Resolution Mapping of Global Surface Water, generated by JRC, will be available on EUMETCast from 14 March.
New calibration timeline for Sentinel-3 MWR (MicroWave Radiometer) instrument, affecting SRAL Level 2 products
Friday, 23 February 2018
From 1 March, a new MWR calibration timeline will be applied, affecting SRAL Level 2 products
UPDATE: EARS regional services enhanced with the latest release of the ATOVS and AVHRR Pre-processing Package (AAPP)
Thursday, 22 February 2018
The planned enhancement of the EARS regional services using the new AAPP Version 8.1, has been postponed until 28 February.
“Changing of the guard” for Europe’s weather satellites
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
A repositioning of Europe’s geostationary meteorological satellite fleet currently being undertaken at an altitude of 36,000km reached an important milestone today.
New Sentinel-3 SRAL Processing Baseline
Thursday, 08 February 2018
The SRAL L1 and L2 Processing Baseline 2.27 will be released on 14 February.
Copernicus In Situ Newsletter #3
Friday, 02 February 2018
How EUMETSAT makes operational use of in situ data: an interview with Bojan Bojkov
OSFAC land application products for Central Africa – Change of filenames
Thursday, 01 February 2018
A filename change for the land application products for Central Africa from OSFAC (Observatoire Satellital des Forêts d'Afrique Centrale) was implemented on 19 January.
EUMETSAT appoints Cristian Bank as Director of Programmes
Friday, 26 January 2018
The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) has appointed Cristian Bank, CEO of the Danish company Rovsing, as Director of Programme Preparation and Development.
Met Office Unified Model Data (17 km) for Africa on EUMETCast soon
Thursday, 18 January 2018
Met Office Unified Model Data (17 km) for Africa will be available on EUMETCast from 1 February.
Sentinel-3 OLCI Marine reprocessed data release
Thursday, 11 January 2018
From 11 January, OLCI reprocessed data for the time period 26 April 2016–29 November 2017 will start to be available through the CODA reprocessed download service.
Release of new version of Sentinel-3 processing guide
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
A new version of the Sentinel-3 Product Unit Generation Function (PUGF) v3.32 is due to be released for processing on 11 January at 11:05 UTC.
EUMETSAT takes ownership of two MTG ground stations after successful acceptance review
Friday, 15 December 2017
The two Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) mission data acquisition (MDA) ground stations developed under a EUMETSAT contract by a European consortium led by Telespazio passed their Preliminary Acceptance Review on 30 November, after a comprehensive validation test campaign.
Major upgrade of Sentinel-3 Altimetry products
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Sentinel-3 SRAL (dual-frequency Synthetic Aperture Radar Altimeter) Level 1 and Level 2 products will be enhanced on 13 December.
Addition of NEDT values in ATOVS BUFR products
Thursday, 07 December 2017
Noise Equivalent Delta Temperature (NEDT) values will be added in ATOVS BUFR products from 22 November 2017.
EUMETSAT takes steps to extend Meteosat and EPS operations and approves ground segment contracts for next generation systems
Wednesday, 06 December 2017
At its 88th session, the EUMETSAT Council agreed to exploit the Meteosat second generation (MSG) and EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) satellite systems for another seven years and opened the votes enabling the 30 Member States to formalise associated financial commitments in the course of 2018.
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