THEMATIC AREA

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

ERS/Envisat (A)ATSR HTTPS

Download ERS/Envisat (A)ATSR products through the MERCI Catalogue and Inventory service. The data is freely available to registered users.

Data Download

ERS GOME FTP

Download ERS GOME products through the ESA Online Dissemination System. The data is freely available to registered users.

Data Download

ERS/Envisat (A)ATSR FTP

Download ERS/Envisat A(A)TSR products through the ESA Online Dissemination System. The data is freely available to registered 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.

Operational News

Updated Precise Orbit data (POD) for the full ERS-1 and ERS-2 mission available

The Precise Orbit files (ERS.ORB.POD) for the entire ERS-1 and ERS-2 mission periods have been reprocessed with up-to-date standards.

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Operational News

ERS-1 Scatterometer L2 dataset processed with ASPS v10.04 is available online

The reprocessed dataset together with corresponding ERS-2 data is now available.

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Scientific Highlights

Proba-1 sets new record

Originally designed as a two-year mission and launched 22 October 2001, Proba-1 is still going strong, providing valuable hyper-spectral data.

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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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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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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

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

TOOLS - Analysis

SNAP

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

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

ACTIVITY - Quality

SEOM CAWA

The Advanced Clouds, Aerosols and WAter vapour products for Sentinel-3/OLCI project aims to develop and improve the advanced atmospheric retrieval algorithms developed for MERIS and OLCI instruments. 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

MWR (ERS-2)

Used for measurement of the integrated atmospheric water vapour column & cloud liquid water content

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Heritage Missions

GOME

GOME is a nadir-scanning ultraviolet & visible spectrometer for global monitoring of atmospheric Ozone

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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.

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Product Document

20 Mar 2019

ERS-Orbit-Validation-Report.pdf

ERS-1 and -2 orbit validation results Download