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NRT products are available to users in 3 hours from sensing at the latest. Before using any of the data products, read the AC SAF Data policy.

Data dissemination scheme is presented in product delivery diagram.

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Composite images Product name Dissemination channels
Metop-B Metop-C DLR FTP server EUMETCast WMO GTS
Total ozone column

HDF5 and BUFR formats

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Also available:
Online images
Interactive maps

HDF5 format
on channel SAF-Europe
(EUTELSAT 10A)

BUFR format
on channel SAF-Africa
(EUTELSAT 8W)

BUFR format only

    Bulletin headers:
  • TTAAii = IUCX01
  • CCCC = EDLR
  • CF = FM 94-BUFR
Total and tropospheric
NO2 columns
Total SO2 column
NO2 columns
Total HCHO column
NO2 columns

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Note: All products listed above (from one Metop satellite) are included in a single file.