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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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General News

The heat is on

With much of Europe in the grip of a heatwave, it is one that is setting record highs for June.

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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

Snow grain size - it matters

Snow grain size is fundamental to the amount of sunlight that snow reflects back into space - its albedo.

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Scientific Highlights

Monitoring Earth's shifting land

By using radar data acquired by Sentinel-1 mission over time, ground deformation maps can be created to provide a regional monitoring system.

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Scientific Highlights

Jakobshavn Isbrae Glacier bucks the trend

Recent findings show that one glacier is not conforming to the norm – it's actually been flowing more slowly and getting thicker.

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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 - Conference

Living Planet Symposium 2019

ESA's Living Planet Symposia are amongst the biggest Earth observation conferences in the world. The events see scientists present their latest findings on Earth's environment and climate.

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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

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