Topic: Operational Implementation of the NOAA-20 VIIRS Ocean Color NOAA Unique Products

Date/Time Issued:  June 15, 2020 1433Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  Operational capability for
the NOAA-20 VIIRS Ocean Color Products

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  
June 11, 2020 1400 UTC

Date/Time of Expected End:  Unknown

Length of Event:  

Details/Specifics of Change: 
The NOAA-20 VIIRS Ocean Color (N20 OC) Products have been implemented in the okeanos OPS. The users can access the N20 OC products using the same way as accessing the SNPP and MODIS Ocean Color Products (from the ops-ftps or PDA). The N20 OC products filename starts with “VR1” vs. “VRS” for the SNPP OC products. In addition, there are a couple of filename pattern changes for the SNPP VIIRS OC products for this promotion:

·         Rrs672àRrs671

·         Frontal products: VRSVCWàVRSQCW

·         nLw412ànLw410

·         nLw445ànLw443

·         nLw488ànLw486

·         nLw555ànLw551

·         nLw672ànLw671

Please note: due to the changes from Rrs672 to Rrs671, the anomaly merge for the Rrs products will not be available until the middle of July.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at and301-817-3880 

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

This message was sent from You have been sent this and other notifications because you have opted in to receive it. If for any reason, you wish to unsubscribe, please contact ESPC Help Desk at or (301) 817-3880. Please note: it may take up to two business days to process your unsubscribe request