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MISSIONS

Explore the European Space Agency's Earth Observation satellite missions. Learn all about ESA's dedicated Earth Explorers or collaborations with other agencies through the Third Party Missions programme.

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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

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    RA (ERS)

    the RA provided information on significant wave height; surface wind speed; sea surface elevation, which relates to ocean currents

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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

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    ERS Radar Course 1

    Therefore, microwaves easily penetrate clouds, and images can be acquired independently of the current weather conditions

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    GOME Cal/Val

    that time was spent in the night side of Earth, when GOME carried out sequences of calibration measurements, i.e. dark current

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    GOME Products Information

    Details on the datasets currently distributed are in the ERS-2 GOME Products Availability Table.

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    Wind Scatterometer (WS) Processor Releases

    The current processor software version for the operational ground segment is ASPS v 10.04.

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    Wind Scatterometer (WS) Quality Control Reports

    The data includes instrument working modes, temperatures, currents and voltages of the transmitter and calibration chain,

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    RA (ERS) Overview

    demanding constraints and had the following major objectives: Precise altitude (ocean surface elevation for the study of ocean currents

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    RA (ERS) Products Information

    data showed a clear improvement in terms of accuracy over the tandem periods between ERS-1, ERS-2 and Envisat missions (currently

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    Wind Scatterometer (WS) Cal/Val

    ERS-2 Scatterometer: Mission Performances and Current Reprocessing Achievements Calibration strategy for ERS scatterometer

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    SAR (ERS) Interferometry

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

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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

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    ERS Radar Course 2

    Therefore, microwaves easily penetrate clouds, and images can be acquired independently of the current weather conditions

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    ERS Radar Course 3

    Therefore, microwaves easily penetrate clouds, and images can be acquired independently of the current weather conditions

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    ATSR Overview

    Applications KuroShio current captured by ERS The ATSR onboard the ERS missions had several applications spanning the disciplines

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    ERS Overview

    global scale, the two ERS satellites expanded our understanding of the interaction between the oceans and atmosphere, ocean currents