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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

ALOS PALSAR products

ALOS PALSAR products are available in following modes: • Fine Beam Single polarisation(FBS), single polarisation (HH or VV) • Fine Beam Double p...

Data Description

TerraSAR-X ESA archive

The TerraSAR-X ESA archive collection is a dataset of TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X products that ESA collected over the years with worldwide coverage...

Data Description

TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X full archive and tasking

TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X full archive and new tasking products can be acquired in 6 image modes with flexible resolutions (from 0.25m to 40m) and sce...

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RADARSAT-1 & 2 full archive and tasking

RADARSAT-1&2 full archive and new tasking products are available in following Beam modes: Standard, Wide Swath, Fine Resolution, Extended Low In...

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.

Scientific Highlights

French earthquake fault mapped

This week, southeast France was hit by a magnitude 5 earthquake with tremors felt between Lyon and Montélimar.

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Operational News

CryoSat new Ice NRT products now available

ESA is pleased to announce the dissemination of CryoSat new Ice Near Real Time (NRT) products from 7 August.

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General News

Three new Third Party Missions under evaluation

ICEYE, PlanetScope and Spire under evaluation. Interested users can investigate suitability of the data for scientific and R&D activities.

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Scientific Highlights

Modelling tides in the Arctic Ocean

A new tidal model produced using ESA satellite data may shed some light on Arctic Ocean tides.

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Scientific Highlights

Surviving the shaker brings better weather forecasting a step closer

Meteosat Third Generation will soon take over the reins from Meteosat Second Generation series, providing critical data for weather forecasting.

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Operational News

TerraSAR-X ESA archive dataset now available

TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X products are available to the scientific community.

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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.

ERS
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.

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Biomass
Earth Explorers

Biomass

The objective of the Biomass mission is to determine the global distribution of forest biomass.

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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

9th Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing

The European Space Agency (ESA) organised the 9th Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing with a focus on Agriculture. It took place from 16 to 20 September 2019.

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EVENT - Conference

Living Planet Symposium 2019

ESA's Living Planet Symposia are amongst the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world. The events see scientists present their latest findings on Earth's environment and climate.

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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.

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Heritage Missions

SAR (ERS-1)

The ERS-1 satellite, launched on 17 July 1991, carried a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR).

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Frequently Asked Questions

1 Mar 2019

ADEN ALOS PALSAR PRODUCT VERIFICATION

The purpose of this FAQ is to act as a repository for all of the common questions raised concerning the PALSAR instrument on the ALOS platform. Download