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Data

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Envisat ASAR WS Medium Resolution L1 [ASA_WSM_1P]

This stripline product has been generated from Level 0 data collected when the instrument was in Wide Swath Mode. The product includes slant ran...

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Envisat ASAR IM Medium Resolution L1 [ASA_IMM_1P]

This ASAR Medium Resolution stripline product has been generated from Level 0 data collected when the instrument was in Image Mode. This product...

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Envisat ASAR Global Monitoring L1 [ASA_GM1_1P]

This product has been generated from Level 0 data collected when the instrument was in Global Monitoring Mode. One product covers a full orbit. ...

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Envisat ASAR AP Medium Resolution L1 [ASA_APM_1P]

This ASAR Alternating Polarization Medium Resolution Image product has been generated from Level 0 data collected when the instrument was in Alt...

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Missions

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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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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.

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MERIS

The MERIS instrument aboard Envisat was primarily dedicated to providing ocean colour measurements.

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GOMOS

GOMOS is a medium resolution spectrometer covering the wavelength range from 250 nm to 950 nm.

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ASAR

ASAR ensures continuity with the image mode (SAR) and the wave mode of the ERS-1/2 AMI.

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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 - General Reference

1 Mar 2019

DRAGON 2 Programme - Brochure 2009

The Dragon Programme is a cooperation between ESA and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the P.R. China. This brochure presents the activities undertaken since the formal start of the programme in April 2009, its background, objectives, partners and project themes. Download