Update #1: The content for this software build has been updated to include two changes to the Cloud Cover Layers algorithm that were originally part of the PR.12.04.00 software build. Due to this change in content, the release number is also being changed to PR.12.06.00 in order to reflect the additional and more substantial software updates. Below is a summary of the new changes that will be included in PR.12.06.00:
Change the Cloud Fraction Packed (CFP) variable that outputs the cloud fraction in 5 predefined flight layers from a 3-dimensional dataset to 5 separate 2-dimensional variables. The new variables will contain information in the long_name attribute denoting the vertical extent of the layer. (e.g CFP1:long_name = “cloud fraction between the surface and 5000 feet above sea level”).
Update to resolve missing blocks in CCL through improved filtering of input data
Topic: GOES-16 and GOES-18 software build (PR.12.06.00) Implementation
Date/Time Issued: July 7, 2023 2057 UTC
Product(s) or Data Impacted: GOES-16 & GOES-18 ABI L2+ products
Date/Time of Initial Impact: July 17, 2023
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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: OR-PARM-LST_v02r00.zip
New name: OR_ABI-L2-PARM-LST_v02r00.zip
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