Topic: Eumetsat Weekly Operations Schedule - Week 43 Issue 3 (Update of announcement 6363)

Date/Time Issued: October 21, 2020 1213Z

Product(s) or Data Impacted: See list below.

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 21, 2020 21:59Z  (from the Eumetsat Weekly Operations Schedule message)

Date/Time of Expected End: See table in detail for on and off switch time  

Length of Outage: N/A

Details/Specifics of Change

Message number:7314
Message creation:Wed Oct 21 1547Z  2020

Type:Service Alert
Ann Nr:6363
Start Time:2020-10-21 05:10:00.0
End Time:N/A
Subject:service change

Starting at 2020/10/21 21:59Z , start of cycle 45, the Sentinel-3B SRAL altimeter will start to operate in Open Loop mode in higher latitudes, up to 75 degrees in certain areas over land, compared to the previous 60 degrees latitude. There is no change for Greenland and Antarctica areas. Improvements over inland hydrological targets are expected, with no impact over open ocean surfaces.  
Issue Time:2020-10-21 15:07:56.0  

  SRAL Level 1 Products - S3B
SRAL Level 2 Marine Products - S3B
SRAL L2P Marine Products - S3B

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