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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.

  • News - Data Release news

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    24 June 2021

    Static Maps for ALOS African coverage available for users

    ALOS Africa is a dataset of the best available (cloud minimal, below 10%) African coverage acquired by AVNIR-2 in OBS mode and PRISM in OB1 mode (all Backward, Nadir and Forward views, in separated products), two different collections one for each instrument.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

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    26 May 2022

    Data preservation takes centre stage at Living Planet Symposium

    Against the backdrop of the famed Rhine River, world-class scientists and Earth observation data-users are gathered this week in the historical city of Bonn, at the Living Planet Symposium (LPS).

  • News - General News

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    14 Sept 2023

    Cloud-free collections key for land monitoring

    Satellite imagery is a crucially important tool for monitoring the land, but cloud cover can often block parts of Earth’s surface from view, limiting subsequent analyses.

  • News - Data Release news

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    30 Aug 2023

    ALOS PRISM L1C European Coverage Cloud Free data collection now available for users

    As part of Earthnet’s Third Party Missions Programme framework, ESA is pleased to announce that the ALOS PRISM L1C European Coverage Cloud Free data collection is now available for research purposes.

  • News - Data Release news

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    7 Dec 2020

    ALOS PRISM collection now open

    A Japanese Earth-imaging satellite from JAXA, the Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS-1) was part of ESA's Third Party Missions Programme, in which ESA has an agreement with JAXA to distribute its data products.

  • News - Data Release news

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    24 Mar 2020

    ALOS PALSAR WB1 Collection now available online

    Area Observation Mode (Burst Mode 1) collection, which will complete the existing ALOS PALSAR data offer.