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  • Mission - Earth Explorers

    Mission - Earth Explorers


    CryoSat determines variations in the thickness of continental ice sheets and marine ice cover. Europe's first ice mission is an advanced radar altimeter specifically designed to monitor the most dynamic sections of Earth's cryosphere.

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    EO Sign In registration

    Learn how to register an EO Sign In account, which is required to access some data and submit proposals for data.

  • Data - Other

    Data - Other

    Data registration and proposals profile

    Access your profile to see your requested data products or registrations and proposals you have submitted. An active EO Sign In account is required.

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions


    The ERS programme was composed of two missions, ERS-1 and ERS-2, which together observed the Earth for 20 years, from 1991 to 2011.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    CryoSat-2 and ICESat-2 Coincident Data Explorer

    The new Cryo2Ice Coincident Data Explorer is now live and fully operational.

  • Tools - Other

    Tools - Other

    Hydrology TEP

    The Hydrology Thematic Exploitation Platform enables access, processing, uploading, visualisation, manipulation and comparison of hydrological data.

  • News - Operational News

    News - Operational News

    CryoSat FDM production to end

    Starting on 1 February 2021, CryoSat-2 Fast Delivery Marine (FDM) data production will be disabled.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings


    This document contains the recommendations from the session summaries of the Fringe 2011 Workshop.

  • News - Scientific Highlights

    News - Scientific Highlights

    Using Satellite Data to Predict Floods and Droughts

    Scientists are turning to remote sensing to fill the in-situ data gap in hydrological data models in some parts of the world.

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    New Campaign datasets available

    A new set of datasets is available, acquired during airborne campaigns conducted between 2014 and 2019

  • News - General News

    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.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    Fringe 2011 Workshop

    Fringe 2011 was the 8th International Workshop on "Advances in the Science and Applications of SAR Interferometry".

  • News - General News

    News - General News

    CRYO2ICE is now on Earth Online

    On 16 July, ESA is kicking off the CRYO2ICE campaign that will raise the orbit of its CryoSat-2 satellite to periodically align with NASA’s ICESat-2.

  • News - Operational News

    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

    News - General News

    Systematic swath elevation and monthly DEMs over the Greenland Ice Sheet margin from CryoSat

    The CryoTEMPO-EOLIS (Elevation Over Land Ice from Swath), the first of the CryoTEMPO products, is now available.

  • News - Announcement of Opportunity

    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

    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 - Scientific Highlights

    News - Scientific Highlights

    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.

  • Activity - Quality

    Activity - Quality


    The SCIRoCCo project is an interdisciplinary cooperation of scatterometry experts aimed at promoting the continuing exploitation of ESA's unique 20 years' worth of ERS Scatterometer data.

  • Event - Conference

    Event - Conference

    CryoSat 10th Anniversary Science Conference

    The conference focuses on the latest scientific results from the mission, it is also a celebration of the remarkable contribution that CryoSat has made to our understanding of the cryosphere and its role in the Earth system and the climate, and in turn, the impacts on society.