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*SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE: EUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE ISSUED: APRIL 20,
 2015  1635 UTC
*TOPIC: *EUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE

*DATE/TIME ISSUED**:*APRIL 20*,*2015  1635 UTC*
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*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*SEE LIST BELOW.

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*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:* APRIL  20, 2015  14:56:14 UTC (FROM
THEEUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE MESSAGE)

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*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:***SEE TABLE IN DETAIL FOR ON AND OFF SWITCH
TIME******

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:*N/A*
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*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:*

WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE

ISSUED ON 20/04/15 AT 14:56:14

SEQ NR: 3

PLANNED ACTIVITIES FOR WEEK 17/2015:

GENERIC SERVICE INFORMATION
METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT.
METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS FOR WINTER/SPRING 2015 ARE AVAILABLE ON EUMETSAT WEBSITE:
HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/DATA/SERVICESTATUS/INDEX.HTML
(SEE SECTION METEOSAT > STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS (XML))


METEOSAT 0 DEG SERVICE
22 APRIL 2015 09:00 UTC
INTRODUCTION OF MSG MPEF (METEOROLOGICAL PRODUCT EXTRACTION FACILITY) RELEASE 2.1.
MAIN CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE INCLUDE A NEW VERSION OF RTTOV (RADIATIVE TRANSFER MODEL) AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE OCA (OPTIMAL CLOUD ANALYSIS) PRODUCT.
FOR FULL DETAILS AND TEST DATA (FOR BOTH EUMETCAST AND GTS), SEE:HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2602960.HTML

22 APRIL 2015 09:00 UTC
AN OUTAGE OF UP TO 1 HOUR, FOLLOWED BY A HIGH RISK PERIOD OF 3 HOURS, ASSOCIATED TO THE MSG MPEF RELEASE 2.1 (SEE ABOVE) CAN BE EXPECTED.

22 APRIL 2015  13:00 - 13:15 UTC
ESSENTIAL GROUND SEGMENT MAINTENANCE.
DURING THIS MAINTENANCE PERIOD THERE IS A RISK OF INTERRUPTION TO THE 0-DEGREE SERVICE.


METEOSAT RSS
22 APRIL 2015  13:00 - 13:15 UTC
ESSENTIAL GROUND SEGMENT MAINTENANCE.
DURING THIS MAINTENANCE PERIOD THERE IS A RISK OF INTERRUPTION TO THE RAPID SCAN SERVICE.

22 APRIL 2015
ADDITION OF ALTERNATIVE CALIBRATION COEFFICIENTS TO THE L1.5 HEADER FOR METEOSAT-9, BASED ON GSICS INTER-CALIBRATION. THIS IS DONE AS PART OF THE MSG MPEF RELEASE 2.1 (SEE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOVE).
FOR FULL DETAILS, SEE:HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2602960.HTML

22 APRIL 2015 09:00 UTC
AN OUTAGE OF UP TO 1 HOUR, FOLLOWED BY A HIGH RISK PERIOD OF 3 HOURS, ASSOCIATED TO THE MSG MPEF RELEASE 2.1 (SEE ABOVE) CAN BE EXPECTED.

METEOSAT IODC
21 APRIL 2015 - 05:58 UTC
METEOSAT-7 EAST WEST STATION KEEPING MANOEUVRE
USERS MAY OBSERVE DEGRADED IMAGE QUALITY FOR UP TO 6 HOURS FOLLOWING THE MANOEUVRE.


METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL DATA SERVICE
20 APRIL 2015  14:08 UTC
METOP-A - ASCAT GAIN COMPRESSION
A SHORT OUTAGE OF ALL ASCAT PRODUCTS CAN BE EXPECTED

21 APRIL 2015
18:55 - 19:55 UTC (METOP-A)
19:45 - 21:26 UTC (METOP-B)
GOME-2 MONTHLY MEASUREMENTS OF GOME-2 POLARISATION (PMD) DATA IN RAW READOUT MODE (PMDRAW).
NEAR REAL-TIME PRODUCTS FROM O3M SAF (L2 NTO) WILL BE AFFECTED (SEE SAF PRODUCTS BELOW).


METOP AHRPT DIRECT READOUT
21 APRIL 2015 08:31 - 10:40 UTC
METOP-A - SEM TED IN FLIGHT CALIBRATION
AN OUTAGE OF ALL SEM PRODUCTS CAN BE EXPECTED AT THESE TIMES

21 APRIL 2015 08:31 - 08:37 UTC (METOP-A)
21 APRIL 2015 09:25 - 09:31 UTC (METOP-B)
SEM MPED IN FLIGHT CALIBRATION
A SHORT OUTAGE OF ALL SEM PRODUCTS CAN BE EXPECTED AT THESE TIMES.


REGIONAL DATA SERVICE
22 APRIL 2015 09:00 UTC
METOP-B DATA FROM THE CANADIAN GANDER HRPT STATION WILL BE ADDED TO THE EARS-ATOVS, - AVHRR, -ASCAT, -IASI AND -NWC SERVICES.
METOP-A DATA FROM THE CANADIAN GANDER HRPT STATION WILL BE ADDED TO THE EARS-ATOVS, - AVHRR, -ASCAT AND -IASI SERVICES.
METOP-B DATA FROM THE CANADIAN EDMONTON HRPT STATION WILL BE ADDED TO THE EARS-ATOVS AND -IASI SERVICES.


SAF PRODUCTS
21 APRIL 2015 18:55 - 19:55 UTC (METOP-A)
  19:45 - 21:26 UTC (METOP-B)
GOME-2 OPERATIONS (SEE ABOVE),
O3M SAF NEAR REAL TIME TOTAL COLUMN PRODUCTS (TOTAL COLUMN OZONE, THE TOTAL COLUMN NO2, AND THE TROPOSPHERIC NO2) WILL BE UNAVAILABLE.

22 APRIL 2015 12:30 - 15:30 UTC     (***** UPDATE *****)
ESSENTIAL GROUND SEGMENT MAINTENANCE AT H-SAF ROME.
DURING THIS MAINTENANCE PERIOD THERE WILL BE NO H-SAF DATA AVAILABLE FOLLOWED BY POTENTIAL BRIEF OUTAGES BETWEEN 15:30 TO 19:00 UTC.


THIRD-PARTY DATA AND PRODUCTS
10 MARCH 2015 - 25 APRIL 2015
MTSAT-2 ECLIPSE OPERATIONS
THE 15:00 IMAGE MAY BE DEGRADED.

23 APRIL 2015
SSMIS DATA FROM THE DMSP-F18 SATELLITE AVAILABLE ON EUMETCAST EUROPE FOR FULL DETAILS, SEE:WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2616159.HTML


FUTURE EVENTS
METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL AND REGIONAL DATA SERVICE
28 APRIL 2015  (POSTPONED FROM 22 APRIL)
METOP-A IN-PLANE MANOEUVRE
SEM AND GOME DATA WILL BE UNAVAILABLE.
A TEMPORARY DEGRADATION OF THE QUALITY OF GRAS LEVEL 1 PRODUCTS IS TO BE EXPECTED STARTING AT THE TIME OF THE MANOEUVRE.
ALL AMSU-A, ASCAT, ATOVS, AVHRR, HIRS, IASI AND MHS PRODUCTS MAY HAVE TEMPORARILY DEGRADED QUALITY GEO-LOCATION DATA AFTER THE TIME OF THE MANOEUVRE.
EXACT OUTAGE TIMES TO BE ANNOUNCED CLOSER TO THE DAY OF THE MANOEUVRE.


METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL DATA SERVICE
20 APRIL 2015 - 22 APRIL 2015
ESSENTIAL GROUND SEGMENT MAINTENANCE
DURING THIS MAINTENANCE PERIOD THERE IS A RISK OF INTERRUPTION TO METOP PRODUCTS.

05 MAY 2015 - 07 MAY 2015
ESSENTIAL GROUND SEGMENT MAINTENANCE
DURING THIS MAINTENANCE PERIOD THERE IS A RISK OF SHORT INTERRUPTION OR DELAY OF ALL METOP-B PRODUCTS.


SAF PRODUCTS
28 APRIL 2015
DISCONTINUATION OF OSI SAF METOP-A ASCAT 12.5 KM HAMMING WINDOW BASED WINDS.
FOR FULL DETAILS, SEE:HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2568133.HTML


DATA CENTRE
28 APRIL 2015 08:00 UTC - 30 APRIL 2015  15:00 UTC
DATA CENTRE SERVERS MAJOR UPGRADE
DURING THIS TIME, NO ORDERS WILL BE PROCESSED AND THE DATA SET CATALOGUE WILL NOT BE UPDATED.



INFORMATION:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE EUMETSAT USER SERVICES HELPDESK
TEL: +49 6151 807 366
FAX: +49 6151 807 379
EMAIL:OPS@EUMETSAT.INT
WWW.EUMETSAT.INT



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