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Envisat MERIS Full Resolution - Level 1 [MER_FRS_1P/ME_1_FRG]

The MERIS Level 1 Full Resolution (FR) product contains the Top of Atmosphere (TOA) upwelling spectral radiance measures. The in-band reference ...

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Envisat MERIS Full Resolution - Level 2 [MER_FRS_2P/ME_2_FRG]

MERIS FR Level 2 is a Full-Resolution Geophysical product for Ocean, Land and Atmosphere. Each MERIS Level 2 geophysical product is derived from...

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.

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ESA will continue to provide ocean colour data from Indian mission

To further promote research and applications, ESA and a leading geo-information company agree to continue data acquisition from OceanSat-2.

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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.

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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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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

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

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SNAP

SNAP is a common architecture for all Sentinel Toolboxes. Read more

ACTIVITIES

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ACTIVITY - fiducial reference measurements

FRM-BOUSSOLE: Buoy for the acquisition of long-term optical time series

The purpose of the BOUSSOLE project is to establish a time series of optical properties in oceanic waters, in support to bio-optics research. 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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MERIS

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

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Algorithms Theoretical Baseline Document

1 Mar 2019

MERIS ATBD 2-1

MERIS Cloud Albedo and Cloud Optical Thickness Download