Topic: GOES-17 ABI temperature data quality flags (TDQF) thresholds update
Date/Time Issued: April 8, 2022 1507 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-17 ABI auxiliary field change
Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 8, 2022 1500 UTC
Date/Time of Expected End: N/A
Length of Outage: None
Details/Specifics of Change:
The GOES-17 ABI Temperature Data Quality Flags (TDQF) thresholds for Band 15 have been updated as indicated in the table below. This update will make utilizing the TDQF for Band 15 more effective during the approaching warm season based on performance in February 2022 when the ABI focal plane module (FPM) setpoint was increased to 93, similar to the plans for April 2022. There will be no impacts to distribution caused by this update.
For more information on the determination of the thresholds by contacting
Tim Schmit (email@example.com).