THEMATIC AREA
INSTRUMENT TYPE
MISSION

Data

Discover and download the Earth observation data you need from the broad catalogue of missions the European Space Agency operate and support.

data description

Envisat AATSR Gridded Surface Temperature [ATS_NR__2P]

The Gridded Surface Temperature (GST) Product is the Level 2 full resolution geophysical product. It contains a single measurement data set the ...

data description

Envisat AATSR Gridded Brightness Temperature/Reflectance [ATS_TOA_1P]

The Gridded Brightness Temperature/Reflectance (GBTR) product contains top of atmosphere (TOA) brightness temperature (BT) values for the infra-...

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Envisat AATSR Averaged Surface Temperature (AST) Product [ATS_AR__2P]

The Averaged Surface Temperature (AST) Product contains averaged geophysical data at two different resolutions, and with respect to two differen...

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Envisat AATSR Level 2 LST products from UOL [ATS_LST_2P]

The UOL LST product contains full resolution nadir-view Land Surface Temperature (LST) values, generated by the University of Leicester (UOL). T...

News

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.

general news

Over 500K downloads for ESA's SNAP toolbox

Reflecting the growing use of Earth observation, a software toolbox that provide users with the tools they need to process satellite data has been downloaded more than 500,000 times in less than five years.

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operational news

CASSIOPE/e-POP full data mirror on the ESA Swarm Dissemination Server

Swarm Dissemination Server hosting a mirror of the CASSIOPE/e-POP full data archive in native format. Products are freely available.

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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.

Envisat
heritage missions

Envisat

Envisat was ESA's successor to ERS. Envisat carried ten instruments aboard for a wide range of Earth observing fields. The mission was operational from 2002 to 2012.

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GRACE
third party missions

GRACE

GRACE stands for the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment and was a part of the international Earth Observing System (EOS) series of satellites.

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Events

Learn about upcoming Earth observation conferences, workshops and training courses that the European Space Agency organise or support. Discover the results of past events, which may provide useful reference or material for your work.

EVENT - training

Advanced Ocean Synergy Training Course

An Advanced Ocean Synergy Training Course organised by ESA will be held in Chania, Crete, Greece from 4 to 8 November 2019.

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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

Find the tools you need to visualise, analyse and process the European Space Agency's Earth observation data.

TOOLS - analysis

Sentinel-3 Toolbox

The Sentinel-3 Toolbox (S3TBX) consists of a set of visualisation, analysis and processing tools for the exploitation of OLCI and SLSTR data. Read more

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

ACTIVITY - instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

RUS training sessions

Research User Support (RUS) training includes face-to-face sessions and online webinars, mainly focused on hands-on exercises for the use of Copernicus Sentinel data. Read more

INSTRUMENTS

Explore the many instruments the European Space Agency use to observe the Earth. ESA offer data from a wide range of optical, radar, atmospheric, altimetric and gravimetric instrumentation.

a-positioning-navigation

PRARE (ERS-2)

Precise Range And Range-Rate Equipment (PRARE) was a microwave tracking system for the measurement of satellite to ground range and range rate.

a-spectrometers-radiometers

AATSR

The AATSR instrument aboard Envisat was primarily designed to measure Sea Surface Temperature.

OTHER RESOURCES

Browse through mission documentation and reports, and learn more about European Space Agency Earth Observation projects and opportunities.

DOCUMENT - Proceedings

1 Mar 2019

Envisat Calibration Review

Proceedings of the Envisat Calibration Review held from 9-13 September 2002 at ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Download