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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 Download

PROBA-V HTTP

Download data from the PROBA-V mission through the VITO Product Distribution Portal. The data is freely available with registration.

Data Download

Landsat 7 and 8 Real Time Acquisitions

Watch in real time (less than a minute delay during acquisition) the Landsat 7 and 8 acquisitions over Matera and Kiruna station footprints.

Data Download

TPM LDS

Download Landsat 5, Landsat 7 and ALOS Africa products through the ESA LDS. The data is freely available to registered EO-SSO users.

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Landsat 8 portal

Download Landsat 8 products through the ESA Landsat-8 Portal. The data is freely available to registered EO-SSO users.

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

Proba-V – Universal Access to Information

Proba-V data is free and openly accessible through various portals.

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Operational News

New version of GOSAT-2 data released

A new version of GOSAT-2 FTS-2 and CAI-2 data (v101.101) has been published by JAXA, it is available on ESA's dedicated FTP server.

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General News

Using machine learning for rewilding

Project in the Netherlands uses satellite data to understand how a nature reserve responds to the pressure of being grazed by herbivores.

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Operational News

PlanetScope and SkySat data now available

PlanetScope and SkySat missions under evaluation. Interested users can investigate suitability of the data for scientific and R&D activities.

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Operational News

GOSAT-2 on-line dataset now available

ESA is pleased to announce the availability of GOSAT-2 products to the scientific community.

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General News

Fire red lines

Sentinel-2 captures one of the largest wildfires recorded in Arizona, US. It has destroyed swathes of vegetation across Superstition Mountain.

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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.

SMOS
Earth Explorers

SMOS

The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission is dedicated to making global observations of soil moisture over land and salinity over oceans

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Third Party Missions

PROBA-1

PROBA-1 is a technology demonstration satellite that later became an operational Earth observation mission.

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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 - Meeting

Earth Explorers for Climate - The contribution from SMOS

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SMOS mission, a special event has been organised to look at the mission's contributions to science and research over the past decade.

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EVENT - Meeting

3rd Sentinel-2 Validation Team Meeting

This Sentinel-2 Validation Team (S2VT) meeting was the third edition of a meeting series, initiated in 2016. The S2VT is organised under the auspices of ESA, CNES, and ENSEEIHT.

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EVENT - Meeting

Fluorescence (FLEX) 2019

FLEX 2019 took place in Davos, Switzerland from 5 to 8 March 2019. The meeting consisted of a series of events addressing remote sensing of vegetation fluorescence.

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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 - Visualisation

SMOS Global Mapping Tool

The SMOS Global Mapping Tool (GMT) is useful for plotting the SMOS data into a single global geographical map. Read more

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

ACTIVITY - Fiducial Reference Measurements

FRM4GHG: Reference Measurements for Ground-Based FTIR Greenhouse Gas Observation

Fiducial Reference Measurements for Ground-Based Infrared Greenhouse Gas Observations (FRM4GHG) is a European Space Agency (ESA) funded project. 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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Third Party Missions

AVNIR-2

The Advanced Visible and Near-Infrared Radiometer-2 (AVNIR-2) was a visible and near infrared radiometer for observing land and coastal zones.

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Third Party Missions

PRISM

PRISM was a panchromatic radiometer with 2.5 m spatial resolution at nadir.

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Heritage Missions

ATSR-2

Used for measuring sea-surface temperatures, cloud-top temperatures and vegetation monitoring.

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Heritage Missions

ATSR-1

ATSR-1 instrument was used for measuring sea-surface temperatures and cloud-top temperatures and vegetation monitoring.

Campaigns

Learn about the ground-based, ship-borne, balloon-borne, and airborne campaigns and small satellite field experiments that validate orbiting ESA EO satellites and support future mission development.

DOMEX-1

DOMEX-1

The purpose of the DOMEX experiment was to acquire the first combined, in-situ microwave emission measurements using C- and L-band radiometers.

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LOSAC

LOSAC

The L-band Ocean Salinity Airborne Campaign (LOSAC) objective is to understand the nature of the wind driven signatures in order to evaluate if corrections are necessary prior to salinity estimations based on the radiometer signals.

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OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Product Document

6 Jan 2020

CryoSat-Ice-Product-Status.pdf

This documents details all known anomalies and planned evolutions that could affect the quality of CryoSat Ice data products. Download