Update #2: The termination of 4km ACSPO SSTs from AVHRR was not completed and has been rescheduled to occur on June 10, 2019 at 1500 UTC.

Update #1: This is a 2 week reminder notice for Termination of 4km Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans (ACSPO) SSTs from AVHRR.

Topic: Termination of 4km Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans (ACSPO) SSTs from AVHRR


Date/Time Issued: June 7, 2019 1610 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted: M-B4km ACSPO SST product

Date/Time of Initial Impact: M-BM-BJune 3, 2019 1500 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: N/A

Length of Outage: M-BM-Bpermanent

Details/Specifics of Change:

The production of the 4km Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans (ACSPO) SSTs from AVHRR instruments aboard NOAA-18, 19, Metop-A, and B will stop on or after June 3, 2019. These files are in netCDF format. M-BHowever, the high resolution 1km ACSPO SSTs from Metop-A and B will continue to be available.M-B Please note there will no longer be any ACSPO SSTs generated from NOAA-18 and 19.

Below are sample file names of the file types that will no longer be produced:

Sample Metop-B and A filenames (4km ACSPO SSTs): M-B20170719120000-OSPO-L2P_GHRSST-SSTsubskin-AVHRRMTB_G-ACSPO_V2.41-v02.0-fv01.0.nc



Sample NOAA-19 and NOAA-18 file names:



This change will not be performed during Critical Weather Day (CWD).M-B Additionally, the contents of this release are subject to change based on user readiness, customer feedback, and management approval.M-B Additional ESPC notifications will provide further details and updates concerning this release. User feedback and questions should be emailed to John Sapper (John.Sapper@noaa.gov).

Contact Information: M-BFor information on the status of this work, please contact John Sapper John.Sapper@noaa.gov or ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or 301-817-3880

Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A

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