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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.

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WorldView-2 full archive and tasking

WorldView-2 high resolution optical products are available as part of the DigitalGlobe Standard Satellite Imagery products from the QuickBird, W...

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WorldView-2 European Cities

ESA, in collaboration with European Space Imaging, has collected this WorldView-2 dataset covering the most populated areas in Europe at 40 cm r...

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ERS-1/2 Radar Altimeter REAPER METEO Product - [ERS_ALT_2M]

This is a RA Meteo product containing only the 1 Hz parameters for altimeter (surface range, satellite altitude, wind speed and significant wave...

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ERS-1/2 Radar Altimeter REAPER Geophysical Data Record - GDR [ERS_ALT_2]

This is a RA Geophysical Data Record (GDR) product containing radar range, orbital altitude, wind speed, wave height and water vapour from the A...

News

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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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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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WorldView Series
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WorldView Series

The WorldView constellation are environment-monitoring satellites, from DigitalGlobe, have been supplying imagery since 2007.

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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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GOME

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

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ATSR-2

Used for measuring sea-surface temperatures, 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 - Proceedings

1 Mar 2019

Image Processing Techniques

Proceedings of the second Latino-American Seminar on Radar Remote Sensing held on 11-12 September 1998 in Santos, San Paulo, Brazil. Download