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  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    Transforming space data into climate action

    ESA’s Earth observation activities are playing a key role in the revitalised global drive to combat climate change.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

    News - Events and Proceedings

    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).

  • Activity - Projects

    Activity - Projects

    Dragon 2 Cooperation Programme

    The Dragon Programme is a joint undertaking between ESA and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China designed to encourage increased exploitation of ESA and Chinese Earth Observation satellite data within China.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    Heritage Missions app for iOS

    Download the Heritage Missions application to discover what the missions were about, how it worked and what the elements of the space and ground segment that make these missions unique.

  • Tools - Apps

    Tools - Apps

    Heritage Missions app for Android

    Download the Heritage Missions application to discover what the missions were about, how it worked and what the elements of the space and ground segment that make these missions unique.

  • Instrument - Radar Altimeters

    Instrument - Radar Altimeters

    RA (ERS)

    The Radar Altimeter (RA) was a Ku-band (13.8 GHz) nadir-pointing active microwave sensor, on board ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions, designed to measure echoes from ocean and ice surfaces.

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    ERS-1/2 Radar Altimeter REAPER Geophysical Data Record - GDR [ERS_ALT_2]

    This is a RA Geophysical Data Record (GDR) product containing radar range, orbital altitude, wind speed, wave height and water vapour from the A...

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    ERS-1/2 Radar Altimeter REAPER METEO Product - [ERS_ALT_2M]

    This is a RA Meteo product containing only the 1 Hz parameters for altimeter (surface range, satellite altitude, wind speed and significant wave...

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    ERS-1/2 Radar Altimeter REAPER Sensor Geophysical Data Record - SGDR [ERS_ALT_2S]

    This is a RA Geophysical Data Record (GDR) product containing radar range, orbital altitude, wind speed, wave height and water vapour from the A...

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions

    ERS

    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.

  • Activity - Quality

    Activity - Quality

    SCIRoCCo

    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.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    2004 Envisat and ERS Symposium

    The 2004 Envisat and ERS Symposium was held in Salzburg - Austria from 6 to 10 September 2004. The 2004 Envisat and ERS Symposium provided a forum for investigators to present results of ongoing research project activities and assess the development of applications and services.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    ERS-Envisat Symposium

    Proceedings of the ERS-Envisat Symposium held from 16-20 October 2000 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Event - Training

    Event - Training

    Advanced Training Course in Land Remote Sensing 2012

    The 2012 advanced training course focussed on land remote sensing theory and applications.

  • Event - Training

    Event - Training

    3rd Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing 2011

    This 2011 advanced ESA training course focused on land remote sensing theory and applications.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Satellite-Data-in-Hydrology-Experience-with-ERS.pdf

    This document is aimed at both current and potential users of ERS data in hydrology. It demonstrates the existing uses of ERS data in this field, considers the potential for further development and examines the issues effecting hydrological application of ERS data specifically.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Monitoring-River-and-Lake-Levels-from-Space.pdf

    This article was published in the ESA Bulletin Nr. 117 and describes the new global river and lake monitoring products developed by ESA with the help of De Monfort University (UK).

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    Taking-the-Measure-of-Earth-Fifteen-Years-of-Progress-in-Radar-Altimetry.pdf

    This article is extracted from ESA Bulletin Nr. 128.