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Discover the latest news on the European Space Agency's Earth Observation activities. Learn all about new data availability and how ESA's missions are performing.

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  • News - Operational News

    A Closer Look at CRYO2ICE Manoeuvres 16 Nov 2020

    News - Operational News

    A Closer Look at CRYO2ICE Manoeuvres

    Between 16 and 31 July 2020, ESA raised the orbit of Earth Explorer CryoSat-2 to periodically align with NASA’s ICESat-2 in a campaign dubbed CRYO2ICE.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    Publication of Coastal Current Intrusions from Satellite Altimetry 10 Nov 2020

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Publication of Coastal Current Intrusions from Satellite Altimetry

    A new study entitled “Coastal current intrusions from satellite altimetry” has just been published in the journal Remote Sensing. This study comes from an international collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA), MIO (Fr), CNR (It) and Serco (It) with the goal of monitoring coastal intrusions into the Gulf of Lion by analyzing multi-mission Satellite Altimetry data with Machine Learning methods

  • News - General News

    New CryoSat infographic 27 Oct 2020

    News - General News

    New CryoSat infographic

    CryoSat - ESA's ice mission - recently celebrated ten years in space, during which it has provided invaluable data for research. To mark the anniversary we put together an infographic about the mission and its many achievements.

  • News - Operational News

    CRYO2ICE Orbit Raising Campaign: Data Quality Status 12 Aug 2020

    News - Operational News

    CRYO2ICE Orbit Raising Campaign: Data Quality Status

    During the CRYO2ICE Orbit Raising Campaign, the CryoSat QC team monitored data production between the orbit manoeuvres and performed detailed checks of all Near Real Time (NRT) data generated.

  • News - Operational News

    13 May 2020

    News - Operational News

    2015 CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data now available

    The reprocessed CryoSat Ice Baseline D data for all of 2015 has now been published on the Science Server.

  • News - General News

    Mission continuity 30 Apr 2020

    News - General News

    Mission continuity

    Long-term availability of Earth observation data from a given instrument is crucial to many data users and their research—but just how does it work?

  • News - General News

    20 Apr 2020

    News - General News

    CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data available soon

    The first 6 months of CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data are being prepared for publication and will be available in the coming weeks.

  • News - Announcement of Opportunity

    14 Apr 2020

    News - Announcement of Opportunity

    Invitation to Tender: CryoSat Thematic Products / Cryo-TEMPO

    ESA is seeking proposals for a new activity aimed at the operational generation and distribution of a collection of CryoSat ThEMatic PrOducts (Cryo-TEMPO) in the areas of sea ice, polar oceans, land ice, coastal areas and hydrology.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    CryoSat still cool at 10 8 Apr 2020

    News - Scientific Highlights

    CryoSat still cool at 10

    Today marks 10 years since a Dnepr rocket blasted off from an underground silo in the remote desert steppe of Kazakhstan

  • News - General News

    12 Nov 2019

    News - General News

    CryoSat Ocean Baseline C reprocessed data from 2016 available

    We are happy to report that the reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2016 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download.

  • News - Operational News

    27 Sept 2019

    News - Operational News

    Year 2015 CryoSat Ocean Baseline C reprocessed data available

    The reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2015 is available to download from the Science Server.

  • News - Operational News

    12 Sept 2019

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat - Geographical Mode Mask 4.0 released

    A new CryoSat Geographical Mode Mask (v 4.0) is operational from Week 34 2019 (19 August - 26 August) onwards.

  • News - Operational News

    20 Aug 2019

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat Ocean Baseline C reprocessed 2014 data now available

    The reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2014 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download.

  • News - Operational News

    5 Aug 2019

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat - CUT v4.1.3 new release

    A new version of CUT (CryoSat User Tool) v4.1.3 is now available

  • News - General News

    5 Aug 2019

    News - General News

    CryoSat conquers ice on Arctic lakes

    The rapidly changing climate in the Arctic is not only linked to melting glaciers and declining sea ice, but also to thinning ice on lakes.

  • News - Operational News

    12 July 2019

    News - Operational News

    Updated Precise Orbit data (POD) for the full ERS-1 and ERS-2 mission available

    The Precise Orbit files (ERS.ORB.POD) for the entire ERS-1 and ERS-2 mission periods have been reprocessed with up-to-date standards.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    11 July 2019

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Modelling tides in the Arctic Ocean

    A new tidal model produced using ESA satellite data may shed some light on Arctic Ocean tides.

  • News - Operational News

    5 July 2019

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat magnetometer data now available to support Swarm Sciences

    We are pleased to announce the new release of magnetic field data recorded by Fluxgate magnetometers, operating on-board ESA's CryoSat mission.

  • News - Operational News

    13 June 2019

    News - Operational News

    ERS-1 Scatterometer L2 dataset processed with ASPS v10.04 is available online

    The reprocessed dataset together with corresponding ERS-2 data is now available.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    16 May 2019

    News - Scientific Highlights

    A quarter of glacier ice in West Antarctica is now unstable

    Scientists have discovered warming ocean waters have caused ice to thin so rapidly that 24% of glacier ice in West Antarctica is now affected.