Topic: Planned System Upgrade to Cause Delay in Processing for Ocean Color Products


Date/Time Issued: March 2, 2021 2143 UTC


Product(s) or Data Impacted: Ocean Color MODIS, S-NPP VIIRS, and NOAA-20 VIIRS Okeanos operational products via PDA and FTPS.


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  March 3, 2021  ~1400 UTC


Date/Time of Expected End: March 4, 2021  ~1900 UTC


Length of Outage:   TBD


Details/Specifics of Change:

A system upgrade will cause Ocean Color products to experience a delay in processing starting on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at approximately 1400 UTC.  ESPC expects to restart processing and recover delayed products no later than 1900 UTC on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

Contact Information:  Sheekela Baker-Yeboah at or ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880.    

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


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