Update to Aqua/MODIS outage - 18 August 2020

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Update to Aqua/MODIS outage - 18 August 2020

by genecarlfeldman » Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:18 pm America/New_York

Subject: Update from the lance-modis group regarding the Aqua MODIS Anomaly

On Aug 16, 2020 Aqua experienced an anomaly with the Formatter-Multiplexer Unit (FMU) and Aqua L0, both NRT MYD00S and forward processing MODPML0, has quality issues causing production of five minute L0 MYD00F granules with file size about 1% of normal size. Since the anomaly at 09:26:49 UTC, several attempts have been made to correct this but the data corruption persists. The health/telemetry is being monitored by the Instrument Operations Team.
Aqua MODIS data processing at NRT and MODAPS is on hold until further notice.

For additional details refer to:
https://landweb.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/NRT/displayCase.cgi?esdt=MYD&caseNum=PM_MYD_20229_NRT&caseLocation=cases_data&

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