Reminder on the planned discontinuation of NOAA-18/-19 AVHRR SST regional products from NOAA CoastWatch.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) and 301-683-3226