Topic:  GOES-16 and GOES-18 software build (PR.12.05.01) Implementation

Date/Time Issued: July 3, 2023 1840 UTC


Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 & GOES-18 ABI L2+ products


Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 17, 2023


Date/Time of Expected End: N/A


Length of Outage:  N/A


Details/Specifics of Change: On or about July 17, 2023, the PR.12.05.01 software build will be placed into Data Operations for both GOES-16 and GOES-18. This build contains metadata updates for  ABI L2+ products. 

For the ABI L2 products, a change is needed to the naming convention of the “L2_processing_param_version” in order to conform to the Product Distribution (PD) requirements. This variable contains the name of the processing parameter files that will be provided to PDA. The following is an example of the change that will be made to the name of the processing parameter container file:

Old name:

New name:

Contact Information for Further Information: Please email Steve Superczynski at; ESPC Operations at or 301-817-3880  24x7


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