The Radio Occultation Meteorology SAF is a decentralized facility under EUMETSAT, that runs an operational radio occultation system responsible for delivering bending angle, refractivity, temperature, pressure, and humidity profiles in near-real time and offline for NWP and climate users. The offline profiles are further processed into climate products consisting of gridded monthly means of bending angle, refractivity, temperature, humidity, and geopotential heights.

The ROM SAF also maintains the ROPP (Radio Occultation Processing Package) software package for users wishing to process, quality-control, and assimilate radio occultation data from any radio occultation mission into NWP and other models.

The ROM SAF Leading Entity is the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI), with Cooperating Entities ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts) in Reading, United Kingdom, IEEC (Institut D'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya) in Barcelona, Spain, and Met Office in Exeter, United Kingdom. Until February 29, 2012, the official name of the ROM SAF was GRAS SAF. Read more about the ROM SAF here.

PRODUCT STATUS
NRT Products:
  Level 2A:  GRM-01 N (Metop-A)  GRM-40 N (Metop-B)
  Level 2B, 2C:  GRM-02/03/04/05 T/Q/P/SP (Metop-A)
   GRM-41/42/43/44 T/Q/P/SP (Metop-B)
Offline Products:
  Level 1B:  GRM-08 BA (Metop-A)  GRM-46 BA (Metop-B)
  Level 2A:  GRM-09 N (Metop-A)  GRM-47 N (Metop-B)
  Level 2B, 2C:  GRM-10/11/12/13 T/Q/P/SP (Metop-A)
   GRM-48/49/50/51 T/Q/P/SP (Metop-B)
  Level 3:  GRM-17/18/19/20/21 BA/N/T/Q/GPH (COSMIC)
   GRM-53/54/55/56/57 BA/N/T/Q/GPH (Metop-B)
   GRM-93/94/95/96/97 BA/N/T/Q/GPH (Metop-A)
ROPP Software:
  ROPP:  GRM-16 ROPP
Colour Codes:
Operational/Released   Pre-operational   Demonstration  
Development   Stopped  


ROM SAF Product Archive
For access to the data products, please use the Product Archive

NRT Monitoring of RO Data
Monitoring of quality and data flow (MetOp/GRAS, COSMIC, GRACE-A, TerraSAR-X, SAC-C, C/NOFS)
ECMWF statistics (MetOp/GRAS, COSMIC, GRACE-A, TerraSAR-X, SAC-C, C/NOFS)

NEWS

Release of ROPP-7
The ROM SAF is pleased to announce the release of ROPP-7. Read more here.
[October 21, 2013]

Release of updated climate data based on the COSMIC satellites
The ROM SAF is now releasing an update of the climate data products based on data from the US-Taiwanese satellite mission FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC. Read more here.
[August 26, 2013]

Release of climate data based on the COSMIC satellites
The ROM SAF is pleased to announce the release of a new set of climate data products, based on data from the US-Taiwanese satellite mission FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC. Read more here.
[June 10, 2013]

Release of ROPP 6.1
The ROM SAF is please to announce the release of ROPP 6.1. Read more here.
[April 9, 2013]

Dissemination of Metop-B refractivity data
The ROM SAF resumes a demonstration dissemination of Metop-B refractivity data. Read more here.
[April 8, 2013]

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