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INSTRUMENTS

Explore the many instruments the European Space Agency use to observe the Earth. ESA offer data from a wide range of optical, radar, atmospheric, altimetric and gravimetric instrumentation.

  • Instrument - Interferometric Radiometers

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    SMOS product availability

        LO + NIR     LO + Long     LO + NIR + Long     LO + FTT     LO + Electrical Stability     LO + NIR + Long + FTT     LO + Short     LO + Long + Short Current

  • Instrument - Scatterometers

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    SAR (ERS) Processor Releases

    Processor Releases It should be noted that for SAR, each product ordered is processed directly from the raw data, using the current version of the SAR

  • Instrument - Imaging Radars

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    PALSAR

    A small percentage of ALOS PALSAR products processed by the current installed ESA IPF are affected by a known quality issue; IPF failures due to PRF changes

  • Instrument - Imaging Radars

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    PALSAR Processor Releases

    Processor Releases The current ALOS PALSAR IPF integrated within the ESA On-The-Fly system is v4.16p9, installed on 24 January 2017.

  • Instrument - Scatterometers

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    SAR (ERS)

    Processor Releases It should be noted that for SAR, each product ordered is processed directly from the raw data, using the current version of the SAR

  • Instrument - Interferometric Radiometers

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    Products Information

    For an optimal exploitation of the current SMOS L2 data set V620 consult the read-me-first notes available for V620 soil moisture data and V622 sea surface

  • Instrument - Imaging Radars

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    PALSAR Quality Control Reports

    Read more ALOS PALSAR Quality Disclaimer A small percentage of ALOS PALSAR products processed by the current installed ESA IPF are affected by a known

  • Instrument - Imaging Radars

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    PALSAR Products Information

    The service currently provides access from ESA's archive to the following PALSAR L1 high-resolution data products.

  • Instrument - Scatterometers

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    SAR (ERS) Interferometry

    In addition, components of the interferometric signal such as anomalous signal path lengths introduced by atmospheric effects are currently treated as

  • Instrument - Scatterometers

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    SAR (ERS) Overview

    Scientists are studying the radar backscatter from the ocean surface related to wind and current fronts, to eddies and to internal waves.

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