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  • 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.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    ESA/MERIS Workshop 2008

    The ESA/MERIS Workshop 2008 covered the use of Envisat/MERIS data and the wider ESA-NASA-NOAA plans and collaboration.

  • Event - Training

    Event - Training

    2nd Advanced Training Course on Ocean Remote Sensing 2009

    This advanced training course focused on ocean remote sensing theory and applications.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    New Envisat infographic

    Learn more about ESA's Envisat mission - the largest Earth observation satellite ever built - in a new infographic.

  • 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.

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    Envisat MERIS Full Resolution - Level 1 [MER_FRS_1P/ME_1_FRG]

    The MERIS Level 1 Full Resolution (FR) product contains the Top of Atmosphere (TOA) upwelling spectral radiance measures. The in-band reference ...

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    Envisat MERIS Full Resolution - Level 2 [MER_FRS_2P/ME_2_FRG]

    MERIS FR Level 2 is a Full-Resolution Geophysical product for Ocean, Land and Atmosphere. Each MERIS Level 2 geophysical product is derived from...

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions


    Envisat was ESA's successor to ERS. Envisat carried ten instruments aboard for a wide range of Earth observing fields. The mission was operational from 2002 to 2012.

  • Activity - Fiducial Reference Measurements

    Activity - Fiducial Reference Measurements

    FRM-BOUSSOLE: Buoy for the acquisition of long-term optical time series

    The purpose of the BOUSSOLE project is to establish a time series of optical properties in oceanic waters, in support to bio-optics research.

  • Data - Data Download

    Data - Data Download


    Download Envisat MERIS products through the MERIS Online Dissemination Service. The data is freely available to registered users.

  • Tools - Analysis, Processing

    Tools - Analysis, Processing


    SNAP is a common architecture for all Sentinel Toolboxes.

  • Activity - Quality

    Activity - Quality


    The Advanced Clouds, Aerosols and WAter vapour products for Sentinel-3/OLCI project aims to develop and improve the advanced atmospheric retrieval algorithms developed for MERIS and OLCI instruments.

  • Document - Product Cal/Val Plan/Report

    Document - Product Cal/Val Plan/Report

    ENVISAT-1 Calibration and Validation Plan

    The ENVISAT Calibration and Validation Plan defines the activities that will calibrate ENVISAT instruments validate its data products, particularly the Level 2 (L2) geophysical products, derived from the ESA developed instruments (EDIs). Detailed information on these instruments is available from the ENVISAT web pages

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Dragon Programme - Brochure 2006

    The Dragon Programme focuses on science and applications development in P.R. China exploiting mainly data from ESA ERS and Envisat missions. This brochure describes the programme, projects and partners.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    2007 Dragon Symposium - Abstract book

    The Dragon Programme concerns the exploitation of BSA and Chinese BO data particularly from the ERS and Envisat satellites for monitoring and mapping applications in 16 thematic application areas in the P.R. China. The abstracts presented herein detail the results achieved since the Lijiang Symposium that was held in July 2006 in P.R. China.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    2013 Dragon 3 Brochure

    The 2013 Dragon 3 cooperation brochure presents the activities undertaken since the formal start of programme in June 2012.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    2004 Envisat and ERS Symposium

    The 2004 Envisat and ERS Symposium was held in Salzburg - Austria from 6 to 10 September 2004. The 2004 Envisat and ERS Symposium provided a forum for investigators to present results of ongoing research project activities and assess the development of applications and services.

  • Document - Product Specifications

    Document - Product Specifications

    MERIS Level-1b & 2 Auxiliary Data Products specification

    Specification of the Scientific Contents of the MERIS Level-1b & 2 Auxiliary Data Products

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note


    Since February 13th 2015, the bulk processed MERIS FRS L2 dataset is available for users on DissHarm (via MERCI/HTTP and FTP) together with previously released FRS L1b data.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    2nd MERIS - (A)ATSR User Workshop

    Proceedings of the MERIS and (A)ATSR Workshop held from 22-26 September 2008 at ESRIN in Frascati, Italy