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SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE: EUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE  ISSUED:
*TOPIC: *EUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE

*DATE/TIME ISSUED**:*AUGUST  28, 2014  1705 UTC*
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*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*SEE LIST BELOW.

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*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:* **AUGUST28, 2014  14:44:58 UTC (FROM
THEEUMETSAT WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE MESSAGE)

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*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:***SEE TABLE IN DETAIL FOR ON AND OFF SWITCH
TIME******

*LENGTH OF OUTAGE:*N/A*
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*DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:*

WEEKLY OPERATIONS SCHEDULE

ISSUED ON 28/08/14 AT 14:44:58

SEQ NR: 1

PLANNED ACTIVITIES FOR WEEK 36/2014:

GENERIC SERVICE INFORMATION
14 AUGUST- 31 DECEMBER 2014
THE EUMETCAST-EUROPE DVB-S2 BASIC SERVICE IS OPERATIONAL. A PARALLEL
OPERATIONAL PHASE WITH DVB-S IS PROVIDED TILL DECEMBER 2014.
FURTHER INFORMATION IS
AVAILABLE:HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2305543.HTML

METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT.
DURING ECLIPSE SEASONS, STRAY LIGHT AFFECTS THE WAY THE SPACECRAFT
INSTRUMENT IS COMMANDED. THERE ARE PERIODS WHERE THE BLACK BODY
CALIBRATION IS PERFORMED AFTER THE INSTRUMENT RETRACE INSTEAD OF PRIOR
TO IT. THIS DELAYS FILES FOR THE TIME OF THE CALIBRATION APPROXIMATELY
THREE MINUTES) WHICH THEN AFFECTS THE DATA TIMELINESS IN THE SAME
WAY. THIS NOMINAL CALIBRATION ACTIVITY DURING ECLIPSE SEASON WILL
THEREFORE CAUSE PERIODS OF NOTICEABLE DELAYS TO RECEPTION OF DATA
BY USERS.
METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS FOR WINTER/SPRING 2014 ARE AVAILABLE
ON EUMETSAT WEBSITE:
WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/HOME/MAIN/SERVICESTATUS/INDEX.HTM?L=EN
(SEE SECTION "STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS (XML)")


METEOSAT IODC
01 AUGUST - 30 SEPTEMBER
METEOSAT-7 AUTUMN 2014 ECLIPSE SEASON.
SLOT 37 TO 43 MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE

02 SEPTEMBER 2014 05:28 UTC
METEOSAT-7 EAST WEST STATION KEEPING MANOEUVRE
USERS MAY OBSERVE DEGRADED IMAGE QUALITY FOR UP TO 6 HOURS FOLLOWING
THE MANOEUVRE.


METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL DATA SERVICE
28 AUGUST 2014
IASI L2 VERSION 6 PRODUCTS : PARALLEL DISSEMINATION VIA EUMETCAST
STARTING ON THE 28TH AUGUST 2014.
FOR FULL DETAILS, PLEASE SEE: [LINK TO WEB NEWS TO BE PROVIDED LATER]
USERS WISHING TO RECEIVE THE IASI L2 VERSION 6 PARALLEL DATA STREAM
SHOULD REGISTER WITH OUR USER SERVICE HELPDESK.

01 SEPTEMBER 2014 18:55 - 19:55 UTC (METOP-A)
     19:45 - 21:26 UTC (METOP-B)
GOME-2 MONTHLY MEASUREMENTS OF GOME-2 POLARISATION (PMD) DATA IN RAW
READOUT MODE (PMDRAW).
NEAR REAL-TIME PRODUCTS FROM O3M SAF (L2 NTO) WILL BE AFFECTED (SEE
SAF PRODUCTS BELOW).


METOP AHRPT DIRECT READOUT
02 SEPTEMBER 2014 08:10 - 08:17 UTC (METOP-A)
     09:03 - 09:10 UTC (METOP-B)
SEM MPED IN FLIGHT CALIBRATION A SHORT OUTAGE OF ALL SEM PRODUCTS
CAN BE EXPECTED AT THESE TIMES.


THIRD-PARTY DATA AND PRODUCTS
18 AUGUST 2014 - 17 OCTOBER 2014
FY-2D ECLIPSE SEASON
17:00 UTC TO 18:30 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.

19 AUGUST 2014 - 18 OCTOBER 2014
FY-2E ECLIPSE SEASON
16:00 UTC TO 19:00 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.

21 AUGUST 2014 - 12 OCTOBER 2014
MTSAT-2 ECLIPSE SEASON
15:00 UTC IMAGE DATA MAY BE UNAVAILABLE OR INCOMPLETE.


SAF PRODUCTS
01 SEPTEMBER 2014 18:55 - 19:55 UTC (METOP-A)
     19:45 - 21:26 UTC (METOP-B)
GOME-2 OPERATIONS (SEE ABOVE),
O3M SAF NEAR REAL TIME TOTAL COLUMN PRODUCTS (TOTAL COLUMN OZONE,
THE TOTAL COLUMN NO2, AND THE TROPOSPHERIC NO2) WILL BE UNAVAILABLE.


FUTURE EVENTS

METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL DATA SERVICE
08 SEPTEMBER 2014 - 12 SEPTEMBER 2014
METOP-A - IASI DECONTAMINATION
IASI GDS LEVEL 1C AND LEVEL 2 PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.



INFORMATION:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE EUMETSAT USER SERVICES
HELPDESK
TEL: +49 6151 807 366
FAX: +49 6151 807 379
EMAIL:OPS@EUMETSAT.INT
WWW.EUMETSAT.INT





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