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Discover the latest news on the European Space Agency's Earth Observation activities. Learn all about new data availability and how ESA's missions are performing.

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  • News - Operational News

    21 Sept 2021

    News - Operational News

    New Ice Baseline E and Near Real Time Processors

    On 20 September 2021, the new CryoSat Ice Baseline-E processors have been installed into operations within the CryoSat Payload Data Segment (PDS).

  • News - Maintenance News

    13 Aug 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    ESA data dissemination - Maintenance on 17 August 2021

    Due to a scheduled software patching campaign on 17 August, a series of data dissemination services will experience a short downtime.

  • News - Operational News

    5 Aug 2021

    News - Operational News

    Reprocessing of CryoSat L2 Lower Quality GOP Products Complete

    CryoSat L2 geophysical ocean products (GOP) covering the period 11-23 June 2021 were found to have lower quality than nominal products, especially in coastal regions, due to inaccuracies in some of the auxiliary files used in the processing.

  • News - Operational News

    27 July 2021

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat Daily Quality Control (QC) Ocean Processor Delay

    CryoSat Quality Control (QC) and Daily Report generation for Ocean Processor products is currently experiencing a delay due to maintenance of the QC tool..

  • News - Maintenance News

    20 July 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    ESA data dissemination maintenance 22 July 2021

    A planned software maintenance will affect ESA's data dissemination services on 22 July 2021.

  • News - Maintenance News

    12 July 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    ESA data dissemination maintenance 13 July 2021

    A planned software maintenance activity will affect ESA’s ERS/Envisat (A)SAR and ALOS PALSAR data dissemination services on 13 July 2021

  • News - Operational News

    CryoTEMPO EOLIS and Operation IceBridge Data Added to Cryo2Ice Coincident Data Explorer 27 May 2021

    News - Operational News

    CryoTEMPO EOLIS and Operation IceBridge Data Added to Cryo2Ice Coincident Data Explorer

    CryoTEMPO-EOLIS and Operation IceBridge data are now available in the Cryo2Ice Coincident Data Explorer.

  • News - Maintenance News

    19 Apr 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    CryoSat maintenance on 19 April 2021

    Today, 19 April 2021, the CryoSat satellite will undergo a planned maintenance activity from 16:26 until 22:33 UTC.

  • News - Operational News

    8 Apr 2021

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat Data Temporarily Unavailable

    On 8 April 2021, a 4-hour downtime of the EONet Central Firewalls has been planned from 14.00 to 19.00 CET.

  • News - Maintenance News

    2 Apr 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    ESAR and ALOS PALSAR data dissemination platforms available again

    ESAR and ALOS PALSAR data dissemination platforms are up and running again

  • News - General News

    CryoSat-2 and ICESat-2 Coincident Data Explorer 22 Mar 2021

    News - General News

    CryoSat-2 and ICESat-2 Coincident Data Explorer

    The new Cryo2Ice Coincident Data Explorer is now live and fully operational.

  • News - Maintenance News

    17 Mar 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    Planned maintenance of WAN equipment at Kiruna

    CryoSat-2 data users are informed that due to planned maintenance of the WAN equipment in Kiruna on Wednesday, March 24th, they could experience a delay in Near Real Time and Near Real Time Ocean Products (NOP) availability on the ESA Science Server throughout the day.

  • News - Operational News

    9 Mar 2021

    News - Operational News

    Recent CryoSat NRT Products Quality Issue Fixed

    CryoSat Ice Near Real Time (NRT) data users are informed that starting today NRT products have been switched to a systematic production. This means that, from now on, all SAR and SIN transitions will be generated in NRT.

  • News - Maintenance News

    4 Mar 2021

    News - Maintenance News

    ESA data dissemination service - maintenance on 9 March 2021

    A software maintenance activity affecting the ESAR, ALOS PALSAR and SMOS data dissemination services has been planned on Tuesday 9 March 2021.

  • News - Operational News

    18 Jan 2021

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat FDM production to end

    Starting on 1 February 2021, CryoSat-2 Fast Delivery Marine (FDM) data production will be disabled.

  • News - Success Stories

    Using Satellite Data to Predict Floods and Droughts 22 Dec 2020

    News - Success Stories

    Using Satellite Data to Predict Floods and Droughts

    Scientists are turning to remote sensing to fill the in-situ data gap in hydrological data models in some parts of the world.

  • News - General News

    New Campaign datasets available 15 Dec 2020

    News - General News

    New Campaign datasets available

    A new set of datasets is available, acquired during airborne campaigns conducted between 2014 and 2019

  • News - Operational News

    3 Dec 2020

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat Science Server parallel FTP sessions reminder

    CryoSat Science Server users are reminded that, by policy, they cannot have more than 10 parallel FTP sessions opened at one time for download.

  • News - Operational News

    A Closer Look at CRYO2ICE Manoeuvres 16 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    A Closer Look at CRYO2ICE Manoeuvres

    Between 16 and 31 July 2020, ESA raised the orbit of Earth Explorer CryoSat-2 to periodically align with NASA’s ICESat-2 in a campaign dubbed CRYO2ICE.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    CryoSat-2 Data Used to Measure Ionospheric Currents 30 Oct 2020

    News - Scientific Highlights

    CryoSat-2 Data Used to Measure Ionospheric Currents

    A new study has shown that navigation magnetometer data from the CryoSat-2 and Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) satellites can be used to diagnose weak low-/mid-latitude ionospheric currents.