Update #1: Metop data has resumed as of 15:20 UTC. Testing has completed, issue has been corrected and is now being monitored for 24 hrs. Delayed data will begin transferring shortly.

Topic:Planned data delay for Metop-A and Metop-B

Date/TimeMessage Issued: August 2, 2018, 1535Z

Satellite(s) Involved: Metop-A, Metop-B

Instrument(s) Involved: All Instruments

Product(s) Involved/Affected: All products

Date/Time(UTC) of Initial Implementation: August 2, 2018, 1300Z

Date/Time(UTC) of Expected End: August 2, 2018, 2000Z

Details/Specifics of Change: There will be an ongoing intrusive test to the D3 Line affecting Jason data which shares the same line as Metop from Svalbard and McMurdo to ESPC.

Expect a data delay for Metop-A (M02) and Metop-B (M01) of approximately 7 hours.

Contact Person(s) Name/Email/Phone Number for Questions:
ESPC Operations Crew Leader atESPCOperations@noaa.govand301-817-3880 ESPC helpdesk

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