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SUBJECT: ADMINISTRATIVE: SUOMI-NPP VIIRS EMISSIVE BAND CALIBRATION
*TOPIC:* SUOMI-NPP VIIRS EMISSIVE BAND CALIBRATION SCHEDULED FOR
SEPTEMBER 15-17, 2014
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****DATE/TIME ISSUED**:*SEPTEMBER 12,  2014  1555 UTC*
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*PRODUCT(S) OR DATA IMPACTED:*SUOMI-NPP VIIRS SENSOR DATA

*DATE/TIME OF INITIAL IMPACT:*SEPTEMBER 15, 2014    0600 UTC
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*DATE/TIME OF EXPECTED END:***SEPTEMBER 17, 2014    0300 UTC

*LENGTH OF EVENT:*N/A*

**DETAILS/SPECIFICS OF CHANGE:*THE VIIRS SENSOR ON SUOMI-NPP WILL BE
CONDUCTING ITS QUARTERLY EMISSIVE BAND CALIBRATION ON SEPTEMBER
15-17TH.
DUE TO THE VIIRS BLACKBODY TEMPERATURE CHANGES DURING THE CALIBRATION
THE VIIRS SCIENCE DATA QUALITY MAY BE AFFECTED FOR CERTAIN
APPLICATIONS,
BUT THE DATA IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN WITHIN SPECIFICATION.

SEE BELOW FOR SCHEDULED BLACKBODY TEMPERATURE CHANGES.

   VIIRS BLACKBODY SET POINT(K)    TIME (UTC)
      297.5        9/15 06:00:00
      302.5  9/15 09:00:00
      307.5  9/15 12:00:00
      312.5  9/15 15:00:00
      315.0  9/15 18:00:00
      OFF        9/15 21:00:00
      272.5  9/16 21:00:00
      282.5  9/17 00:00:00
      292.5  9/17 03:00:00

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