Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any fee for the OSI SAF products ? Can I use the data for commercial purposes ?
All intellectual property rights of the OSI SAF products belong to EUMETSAT. The use of these products is granted to every interested user, free of charge. If you wish to use these products, EUMETSAT's copyright credit must be shown by displaying the words "copyright (year) EUMETSAT" on each of the products used.

The OSI SAF products can be used for commercial purposes.

Which tools can I use to visualise OSI SAF products?
To discover the products you can use the quicklooks available for most of the products (see...). You can also use the tool Naiad...
To download and open the NetCDF files, you can use...

What are the data formats provided by OSI SAF ?
It depends on the product. Please go ... to see which format is available for each product.

How can I get information on changes in the products, disruptions etc.?
News and status messages concerning our products and services are provided via our Service messages.

How can I contact the responsible scientist for product xy?
By filling the helpdesk form. Your request will be sent to the right person.

How can I give feedback or report problems to OSI SAF?
By filling the helpdesk form.

I am looking for archived data. Where can I find them ?