With reference to the news published on 5 March, users are informed that the Copernicus Sentinel-5 Precursor (S5P) operation system has been updated for products starting with the orbit / dates given below. The update comprises the change in the Suomi NPP (S-NPP) auxiliary file used for the Copernicus S5P methane (CH4) and Aerosol Layer Height (ALH) data processing.
The S-NPP auxiliary file has been updated with the new Enterprise Cloud Mask (ECM). It substitutes the VIIRS Cloud Mask (VCM), for which production will be discontinued soon.
NRT orbit 12486 11-03-2020
OFFL: orbit 12432, 07-03-2020
NRT processing has been stopped ( last processed orbit was 12482), NRT data will be generated again when the maintenance activity will end ( orbit 12486). No data gaps are foreseen for OFFL/NTC processing.
Detailed information is provided within the Product Readme Files