NOAA-19

Restart of NOAA-19 MHS in IMERG

25 October 2017 At about 4:57 UTC on 9 October 2017 the NOAA-19 MHS precipitation estimates started displaying artifacts, which was eventually traced to the instrument going into safe mode without shutting down data delivery. Since this happened over the long Columbus Day weekend, it took until 01:47 UTC on 10 October 2017 to shut down the data stream, so the Early and Late IMERG have these (very obvious) artifacts for almost 24 hours. No reprocessing is planned. The sensor resumed operations at 17:31:08 UTC on 16 October 2017, but because the basis for the safe mode was unknown, GPM chose to
GPM Constellation 1-31-2017
GPM Constellation 1-31-2017
JacobAdmin Tue, 01/31/2017
Image Caption
Illustration of the multiple precipitation measurement satellites which comprise the GPM constellation.
GPM Constellation
Diagram showing GPM Core, Megha-Tropiques, DMSP series, GCOM-W1, etc
JacobAdmin Tue, 07/05/2011
Image Caption
Illustration of the multiple precipitation measurement satellites which comprise the GPM constellation.