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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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Envisat ASAR Wave Imagette Cross Spectra L1 [ASA_WVS_P]

This ASAR Wave product is extracted from the combined SLC and Cross Spectra product ASA_WVI_1P generated from data collected when the instrument...

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Envisat ASAR WM Ocean Wave Spectra L2 [ASA_WVW_2P]

This ASAR Wave Mode product is created by inverting the cross-spectra computed from inter-look processing of the SLC wave imagettes to derive th...

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Envisat ASAR AP Medium Resolution L1 [ASA_APM_1P]

This ASAR Alternating Polarization Medium Resolution Image product has been generated from Level 0 data collected when the instrument was in Alt...

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Envisat ASAR Global Monitoring L1 [ASA_GM1_1P]

This product has been generated from Level 0 data collected when the instrument was in Global Monitoring Mode. One product covers a full orbit. ...

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

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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Operational News

Envisat-ERS (A)SAR - Enhanced Dissemination Service

ESA is pleased to announce the release of several new features as part of the ESA On-The-Fly data processing and dissemination service.

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Scientific Highlights

Satellite Radar Altimetry: past and future

Satellite radar altimetry measurements yield a wealth of information that can be used for a wide range of applications.

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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

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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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

ASAR

ASAR ensures continuity with the image mode (SAR) and the wave mode of the ERS-1/2 AMI.

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - General Reference

1 Mar 2019

Europe's ENVISAT Environment Satellite

Launched on 17 March 2009, ESA's Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission was the first Earth Explorer mission in orbit. This novel mission delivered a wealth of data to bring about a whole new level of understanding of one of Earth's most fundamental forces of nature ? the gravity field. Download