Topic:Jason-2 and Jason-3 OGDRs

Date Issued:Issued January 23, 2019 - 1800Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:

Jason-2 Operational Geophysical Data Records (OGDRs)

Jason-3 Operational Geophysical Data Records (OGDRs)

Date/Time of Initial Impact: After 1504Z for Jason-2 and after 1553Z for Jason-3 on January 23, 2019

Date/Time of Expected End: None

Length of Event: Until After US Government Shutdown.

Details/Specifics of Change: OGDRs produced at NOAA will have the internal references as:

for Jason-2 : references = "L1 library=V4.7, L2 library=V5.6p4, Processing Pilot=5.2p1p2p3";

for Jason-3 : references = "L1 library=V4.7, L2 library=V5.6p3, Processing Pilot=5.2p1p2p3";

OGDRs produced at EUMETSAT will have the internal references as:

for Jason-2 : references = "L1 library=V5.1, L2 library=V6.1, Processing Pilot=5.5p1p2p3";

for Jason-3 : references = "L1 library=V5.1, L2 library=V6.0p3, Processing Pilot=5.5p1p2p3";

Due to the US Government Shutdown, the installation of the new TM-NRT software will be postponed. Internally, the processing is unchanged; just the version numbers are different. They are both still GDR-D.

Contact Information for Further Information:

Donald Richardson
Satellite Services Division
(301) 683-3289

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