Topic: Termination of AMSR2 Sea Ice GRIB2 Product


Date/Time Issued: January 14, 2021 1752 UTC


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


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  March 20, 2021


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 20, 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( as soon as possible if you have any questions or concerns.


Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at and 301-817-3880


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