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  • News - Events and Proceedings

    News - Events and Proceedings

    Data preservation takes centre stage at Living Planet Symposium

    Against the backdrop of the famed Rhine River, world-class scientists and Earth observation data-users are gathered this week in the historical city of Bonn, at the Living Planet Symposium (LPS).

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    How Envisat helped to shape global understanding of Earth’s systems

    Twenty years have passed since a ground-breaking European spacecraft designed to deliver unprecedented insight into the planet’s changing environment was lofted into orbit.

  • Activity - Projects

    Activity - Projects

    Dragon 2 Cooperation Programme

    The Dragon Programme is a joint undertaking between ESA and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China designed to encourage increased exploitation of ESA and Chinese Earth Observation satellite data within China.

  • Activity - General activities

    Activity - General activities

    GSCB and LTDP

    The Copernicus programme is based on a fleet of European Earth observation satellites, built and operated by ESA, member states and commercial entities. Copernicus will also offer data from non-European satellites.

  • Instrument - Laser Ranging

    Instrument - Laser Ranging

    LRR ERS

    The Laser Retro-Reflector (LRR), on board the ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions, was an optical device for accurate satellite tracking from the ground to support instrument data evaluation.

  • Tools - Other, Visualisation

    Tools - Other, Visualisation

    EVDC Orbit Prediction Tool

    The EVDC Orbit Prediction and Overpass Tool generates and visualises satellite's overpasses.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    New Earth Online Newsletter

    Stay up to date with the latest news in our newsletter.

  • Instrument - Laser Ranging

    Instrument - Laser Ranging

    LRR (Envisat)

    The LRR instrument aboard Envisat was used to accurately determine the orbital height of the satellite.

  • Event - Conference, Sessions

    Event - Conference, Sessions

    Living Planet Symposium 2019

    ESA's Living Planet Symposia are amongst the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world. Scientists present their latest findings on Earth's environment and climate.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    Applications of the ERS Along Track Scanning Radiometer Workshop 1999

    The workshop on ERS mission's Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) instrument gathered researchers and specialists working on different applications of the mission.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    ERS-Envisat-symposium-proceedings.pdf

    This document contains the proceedings of the ERS-Envisat Symposium, which took place in 2000.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    BIOMASS-Report-for-Mission-Selection-An-Earth-Explorer-to-observe-forest-biomass.pdf

    The objective of the BIOMASS Mission is to determine the global distribution of forest biomass by reducing the uncertainty in the calculation of carbon stock and fluxes associated with the terrestrial biosphere.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    Advances-in-Atmospheric-Science-and-Applications.pdf

    Proceedings in Advances in Atmospheric Science and Applications held in 18-22 June 2012 in Bruges, Belgium.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    CoReH2O-Report-for-Mission-Selection-An-Earth-Explorer-to-observe-snow-and-ice.pdf

    This report describes the CoReH2O (Cold Regions Hydrology high-resolution Observatory) mission, which was selected for feasibility study in the third cycle of Earth Explorers.

  • Document - Conference Presentation - Poster

    Document - Conference Presentation - Poster

    8-Use_SAR_observing_Polar_lows.pdf

    Use of SAR in observing Polar lows Birgitte Furevik (Norwegian Meteorological Inst., Norway)