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  • Mission - Earth Explorers

    Mission - Earth Explorers

    SMOS

    The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission is dedicated to making global observations of soil moisture over land and salinity over oceans

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    EO Sign In registration

    Learn how to register an EO Sign In account, which is required to access some data and submit proposals for data.

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    Data registration and proposals profile

    Access your profile to see your requested data products or registrations and proposals you have submitted. An active EO Sign In account is required.

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions

    ERS

    The ERS programme was composed of two missions, ERS-1 and ERS-2, which together observed the Earth for 20 years, from 1991 to 2011.

  • Tools - Other

    Tools - Other

    Polar TEP

    The Polar Thematic Exploitation Platform enables access, processing, uploading, visualisation, manipulation and comparison of data over the polar regions.

  • Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    ATSR

    The Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) on board ERS-1 and ERS-2 mission consisted of two instruments, an Infra-Red Radiometer and a Microwave Sounder.

  • Instrument - Imaging Radars, Scatterometers

    Instrument - Imaging Radars, Scatterometers

    SAR (ERS)

    The Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instrument aboard ERS-1 and ERS-2 was capable of high precision change detection of surface heights.

  • Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    MWR (ERS)

    The microwave radiometer (MWR) instrument on board the ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions provided measurements of the integrated atmospheric water vapour column and cloud liquid water content.

  • Instrument - Scatterometers

    Instrument - Scatterometers

    WS

    The Wind Scatterometer (WS) instrument, on board the ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions, obtained information on wind speed and direction over the sea surface.

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    SMOS-level-2-Soil-Moisture-NRT-V200-release-note.pdf

    Read-me-first note for the release of the SMOS Level 2 Soil Moisture Near Real Time Neural Network (L2-SM-NRT-NN) data product version 200

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    SMOS-Level-2-Ocean-Salinity-v662-release-note.pdf

    This note summarises the quality and major features of the SMOS Level 2 Sea Surface Salinity data products generated by version 662 of the Level 2OS Operational Processor (L2OS).

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    SMOS-NRT-Product-Format.pdf

    This document describes the format of the SMOS NRTP products, and is intended for NRT product users.

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    SMOS-NRT-BUFR-Specification.pdf

    This document provides the BUFR specification for the Level 1c SMOS NRT products.

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    Read-me-first-note-for-the-release-of-the-SMOS-Level-1-data-products

    This note summarises the quality of the SMOS Level 1 data products generated by the version 620 of the Level 1 Operational Processor (L1OP) and by the version 620 of the Near Real Time (NRT) Processor which have been in operation from 5 May 2015.

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    SMOS-L1c-Data-Processing-Models.pdf

    The main purpose of this document is to provide a detailed definition of the processes and algorithms contained in the L1b to L1c processing module.

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    SMOS-L1a-Data-Processing-Models.pdf

    The main purpose of this document is to provide a detailed definition of the processes and algorithms contained in the Error Correction Module within the SMOS Level 1 Processor. This module is the first entry point to the processor, and is tasked with applying all the calibration procedures to the measured data (using ground and in-flight calibration).

  • Document - Product Document

    Document - Product Document

    SMOS-L1-Aux-Data-Product-Specification.pdf

    This document is based mainly in the Level 1 Processor Prototype‟s SMOS and auxiliary product format documents

  • Instrument - Altimeters

    Instrument - Altimeters

    RA (ERS)

    The Radar Altimeter (RA) was a Ku-band (13.8 GHz) nadir-pointing active microwave sensor, on board ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions, designed to measure echoes from ocean and ice surfaces.

  • Event - Training

    Event - Training

    3rd Advanced Training Course on Ocean Remote Sensing 2013

    The 3rd Advanced Training Course on Ocean Remote Sensing was held from 23 to 27 September 2013 in Cork, at the National Maritime College of Ireland.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    SEASAR 2012

    The European Space Agency and the Norwegian Space Centre jointly organised the fourth SAR oceanography workshop, 'SEASAR 2012', entitled 'Advances in SAR Oceanography'.