NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations
Legacy Product Retirements

Legacy Product Retirements

OSPO has made the decision to retire certain products from its portfolio. As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline and focus our resources, these products will no longer receive active development and will be retired. We have compiled a comprehensive table below that lists all the retired products, along with relevant details such as product names, data source and date of retirement. Please refer to the table below for the complete list of retired products.

We appreciate your understanding and encourage you to explore our active product offerings, which receive regular updates and support from our dedicated teams. If you have any further questions regarding the retired products, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our User Services team.

Algorithms/Products Data Source Retired or to be Retired Existing Missions/Mitigation Date of Retirement PALs (POC)
OMI SO2 Alert Aura OMPS SO2 September 2024 
MODIS Winds Aqua/Terra SNPP and N20 DMV Metop-B/C AVHRR Winds January 29, 2024
Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MIRS) NOAA 19, DMSP 17/18 SNPP and N20 , Metop-B/C and GPM MIRS Products July 23 2024
Blended Hydrometorological Products - Blended Rain Rate & Blended TPW NOAA 19, DMSP 17/18 MIRS SNPP, N20,Metop-B/C, GPM, GCOM-W1 July 23 2024
Ensemble Tropical Rainfall Potential (eTRaP) NOAA 19, DMSP 17/18 MIRS MetOp-B/C, GOES-16, GOES-17/18, METEOSAT-9/11,Himawari-8/9, S-NPP,NOAA-20,GCOM-W,GPM September 2024
AVHRR Cloud Drift Polar Winds NOAA 15/18/19 SNPP and N20 DMV (NDE) Metop-B/C AVHRR Winds (NCCF) April 3 2024
AMSU TC NOAA 19 MIRS MetOp-B/C AMSU July 31 2024
Ocean Heat Content SARAL JASON-CS/MF Sentinel-6A Poseidon 4 September 2024