Update #1: IDPS Block 2.3 Maintenance Release Mx 8 Transition to Operations has been postponed to July 11, 2023.

Topic:  JPSS Algorithm Updates in IDPS Block 2.3 Maintenance Release Mx 8 Transition to Operations 


Date/Time Issued:  June 27, 2023 2236


Product(s) or Data Impacted: All JPSS products


Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 5, 2023 TBD

Date/Time of Expected End:  N/A

Length of Outage:  N/A

Details/Specifics of Change: 

The next Interface Data Processing Segment (IDPS) Block 2.3 maintenance release Mx8 (IDPS Mx I2.3.08.00) is scheduled to transition to operations on July 5, 2023. 

Algorithm Updates in IDPS Mx 8 release include:

VIIRS Verified RDR Algorithm Code Change 

VIIRS SDR Excessive Reflectance Values

ATMS Warm and Cold NEDT

OMPS TC code change and OMPS-TC MACROPIX and EV-SAMPLE tables update

CrIS sensor TVAC neon lamp erroneous reading causes data loss

N21 ATMS permanent S/W update to correct the H/S alerts

Out-of-cycle LUTs/PCTs added to the Mx8 baseline:

Please note: This release will not occur during a Critical Weather Day (CWD).

The contents of this release are subject to change based on user readiness, customer feedback, and management approval. Additional ESPC notifications may provide further details and updates concerning this release.  

Any user feedback and questions should be sent to Shuang Qiu at shuang.qiu@noaa.gov

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov and 301-817-3880, and User Services at SPSD.Userservices@noaa.gov 


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