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

*DATE/TIME ISSUED**:*MARCH  26,  2015 1615 UTC*
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*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*SEE LIST BELOW.

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*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:* **MARCH 26, 2015  1537 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 26/03/15 AT 15:37:25

SEQ NR: 1

PLANNED ACTIVITIES FOR WEEK 14/2015:

GENERIC SERVICE INFORMATION
METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT.
METEOSAT STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS FOR WINTER/SPRING 2015 ARE AVAILABLE
ON EUMETSAT WEBSITE:
HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/DATA/SERVICESTATUS/INDEX.HTML
(SEE SECTION METEOSAT > STRAYLIGHT PREDICTIONS (XML))

26 MARCH 2015 09:00 - 13 APRIL 2015 09:00
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.

EUMETCAST MAINTENANCE
30 MARCH 2015 08:00 - 10:00 UTC NO LOSSES OR DELAYS ARE EXPECTED BUT
THERE IS A LOW RISK OF OUTAGES OR DELAYS DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.


METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL DATA SERVICE
30 MARCH 2015 10:00 - 11:00 UTC
ESSENTIAL COMMS MAINTENANCE
DURING THIS MAINTENANCE PERIOD THERE IS A RISK OF OUTAGE AND
DEGRADATION TO GRAS DATA OF UP TO 6 HOURS.


03 APRIL 2015 05:12 - 09:12 UTC
METOP-B - IASI EXTERNAL CALIBRATION
IASI GDS LEVEL 1C AND LEVEL 2 PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.


METOP AHRPT DIRECT READOUT
31 MARCH 2015 09:06 - 09:12 UTC (METOP-A)
31 MARCH 2015 08:19 - 08:25 UTC (METOP-B) SEM MPED IN FLIGHT
CALIBRATION A SHORT OUTAGE OF ALL SEM PRODUCTS CAN BE EXPECTED AT
THESE TIMES.


REGIONAL DATA SERVICES
30 MARCH 2015 16:30 - 17:30 UTC
SUOMI-NPP VIIRS INSTRUMENT LUNAR ROLL / CALIBRATION, MAY AFFECT
EARS-VIIRS DATA SERVICE.


THIRD-PARTY DATA AND PRODUCTS
10 MARCH 2015 - 25 APRIL 2015
MTSAT-2 ECLIPSE OPERATIONS
THE 15:00 IMAGE MAY BE DEGRADED.

31 MARCH 2015
GOES-15 MAINTENANCE
THE 21:00 IMAGE MAY BE UNAVAILABLE.

01 APRIL 2015  12:45 UTC
GOES-15 MANOEUVRE
THE  IMAGE MAY BE DEGRADED UP TO 6 HOURS AFTER THE MANOEUVRE..

FUTURE EVENTS
METOP, S-NPP AND NOAA GLOBAL DATA SERVICE
08 APRIL 2015 12:00 - 18:00 UTC
09 APRIL 2015 06:00 - 18:00 UTC
10 APRIL 2015 06:00 - 18:00 UTC
11 APRIL 2015 06:00 - 18:00 UTC
ESSENTIAL GROUND SEGMENT MAINTENANCE
DURING THESE MAINTENANCE PERIODS THERE IS A RISK OF SHORT INTERRUPTIONS
OR DELAYS OF ALL METOP AND NOAA PRODUCTS.

09 APRIL 2015 - 15 APRIL 2015
METOP-A - IASI INSTRUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SWITCH TO B SIDE.
IASI GDS LEVEL 1C AND LEVEL 2 PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE DURING
THIS PERIOD.


SAF PRODUCTS
28 APRIL 2015 DISCONTINUATION OF OSI SAF METOP-A ASCAT 12.5 KM HAMMING
WINDOW BASED WINDS.
FOR FULL DETAILS, SEE:
HTTP://WWW.EUMETSAT.INT/WEBSITE/HOME/NEWS/DAT_2568133.HTML


DATA CENTRE
28 APRIL 2015 08:00 UTC - 30 APRIL 2015  15:00 UTC
DATA CENTRE SERVERS MAJOR UPGRADE DURING THIS TIME, NO ORDERS WILL
BE PROCESSED AND THE DATA SET CATALOGUE WILL NOT BE UPDATED.



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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