Update #1: This is a reminder for the updates for MIRS on October 29, 2020. Please note changes in red below.
Topic: Scheduled Updates for MIRS
Date/Time Issued: October 21, 2020 1340 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: MIRS products from POES, Metop, DMSP, GPM and Megha-Tropiques
Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 29, 2020 1500 UTC
Impacts on Users and Significance: The v11r2 to v11r4 version update should be transparent to users. The users who are still pulling the MIRS Low-Res products need take action to switch to the MIRS high resolution products.
Details/Specifics of Change:
The following changes are scheduled on October 29, 2020
Update the MIRS version from v11r2 to v11r4 for all legacy satellites, including N19, Metop-A/-B, DMSP-17/-18, GPM, to be consistent with that of S-NPP and N20. There will be no science changes during this update.
Terminate the MIRS products from Megha-Tropiques
Terminate the MIRS low resolution products
File Name: NPR-MIRS-IMG_v11r2_*
File Name: NPR-MIRS-SND_v11r2_*
File Name: NPR-MIRS-IMG_v11r4_*
File Name: NPR-MIRS-SND_v11r4_*
Test data available: https://satepsanone.nesdis.noaa.gov/pub/product/mirs/HighRes/ncdf/
There are no changes to the MIRS S-NPP and N20 files, and no change to the PDA shortnames.
Terminated MIRS low-res products
Terminated MIRS Megha-Tropiques products
The plan is to promote the changes into the NESDIS Operations on October 29, 2019. Please let us know at your earliest convenient if you have any issue for the upcoming updates.
Contact Information for Further Information:
For information on the status of this work, please contact ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov and 301-817-3880 or Product Area Lead (Limin.Zhao@noaa.gov)
Web Site(s) for applicable information: