Update #2: This is a reminder for Termination of AMSR2 Sea Ice GRIB2 Product on March 22, 2021 at 1500 UTC.

Update #1: Termination of AMSR2 Sea Ice GRIB2 Product has been rescheduled to March 22, 2021.


Topic: Termination of AMSR2 Sea Ice GRIB2 Product


Date/Time Issued: March 19, 2021 1617 UTC


Product(s) or Data Impacted:  AMSR2 Sea Ice Product in GRIB2 format


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  March 22, 2021 at 1500 UTC


Date/Time of Expected End: N/A


Length of Outage:   N/A


Details/Specifics of Change: OSPO will stop the production of AMSR2 Sea Ice GRIB2 on March 22, 2021. 



The AMSR2 Sea Ice GRIB2 shorname and files names on PDA are:

   shortname                                                              file name

    AMSR2_SEAICE_NH_GRIB2                  AMSR2-SEAICE-NH%GW1%grib2

    AMSR2_SEAICE_SH_GRIB2                  AMSR2-SEAICE-SH%GW1%grib2


OSPO will continue to provide AMSR2 Sea Ice products in netCDF format.


Please contact OSPO Precipitation PAL  Liqun Ma(liqun.ma@noaa.gov) as soon as possible if you have any questions or concerns.


Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov and 301-817-3880


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