Reminder on the planned discontinuation of NOAA-18/-19 AVHRR SST regional products from NOAA CoastWatch.

Previously posted:

 

Announcing the planned discontinuation of NOAA-18 and NOAA-19 AVHRR SST products from NOAA CoastWatch:

Due to the availability of higher quality data,  our operational partners will be discontinuing the processing of regional sea surface temperature products from AVHRR aboard NOAA-18 and NOAA-19 in December, 2020.  Products will continue to be provided from Metop-A and  Metop-B AVHRR instruments and S-NPP and NOAA-20 VIIRS instruments. 

Topic: Termination of the CoastWatch SST products from NOAA-18 and NOAA-19

Date/Time Issued:  August 7, 2020 1545 UTC

Product(s) or Data Impacted:  CoastWatch SST products from NOAA-18 and NOAA-19

Date/Time of Initial Impact: January 29, 2021 TBA UTC

Date/Time of Expected End: N/A

Length of Event: N/A

Details/Specifics of Change:  NESDIS plans to discontinue the CoastWatch SST products from NOAA-18 and NOAA-19.

NESDIS will continue to provide CoastWatch SST data from Metop-A/B, SNPP, and NOAA20 to the users.

Contact Information for Further Information: Please send all user feedback and questions to Liqun Ma (liqun.ma@noaa.gov) and 301-683-3226