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VDAF  Validation  Server

The Routine Operations Validation Service provided by the Sentinel-5p Mission Performance Centre relies on the VDAF Automated Validation Server (VDAF-AVS).  This fully automated data analysis system collects correlative measurements from quality-controlled monitoring networks and compares them to Sentinel-5p data using community endorsed protocols.  VDAF-AVS outputs a suite of traceable quality indicators enabling users to judge the fitness-for-purpose of the Sentinel-5p data.

The VDAF-AVS for TROPOMI nadir ozone profile validation is currently only available internally for testing purposes, but is planned to be publicly released anytime soon.

The VDAF Automated Validation Server in brief: