All intellectual property rights of the ROM 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. Link to EUMETSAT DATA POLICY.


When exploiting EUMETSAT ROM SAF data you are kindly requested to acknowledge this contribution accordingly and make reference to the ROM SAF, e.g. by stating "The radio occultation data were provided by the Radio Occultation Meteorology Satellite Application Facility (ROM SAF) which is a decentralized operational RO processing center under EUMETSAT. ROM SAF RO data are available at:". It is highly recommended to clearly identify the product version used.

Citation examples for Metop CDR products

ROM SAF Metop CDR v1.0 (GRM-29-R1) is citable as:

  • ROM SAF Metop Radio Occultation Climate Data Record v1.0 (GRM-29-R1), doi: 10.15770/EUM_SAF_GRM_0002,
    (for [extracted period], [extracted domain],) extracted on [download date] from the ROM SAF website (

ROM SAF Metop ICDR v1 series (GRM-29-I1) is citable as:

  • ROM SAF Metop Radio Occultation Interim Climate Data Record v1 series (GRM-29-I1),
    (for [extracted period], [extracted domain],) extracted on [download date] from the the ROM SAF website (

In the two citation examples above, the "extracted period" and "extracted domain" are only needed if a subset of the data is being used. The content within square brackets "[...]" is to be replaced with whatever period, domain and download date is relevant to the data being used.

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