Topic: Retire Obsolete GIS products


Date/Time Issued: March 30, 2023 2123Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted: The GIS Products


Date/Time of Initial Impact:  May 1, 2023 at 1500Z


Date/Time of Expected End: N/A


Length of Outage:   N/A


Details/Specifics of Change: Per the retirement plan, OSPO's going to retire the following GIS products on May 1, 2023:

AVHRR, AMSUB, SSMIS images, SST, and FOS data

The corresponding web links are:


Please contact OSPO PAL Hongming Qi ( as soon as possible if you have any questions or concerns.

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


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