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GOSAT-2 TANSO FTS-2 and CAI-2 full archive and new products

The TANSO-FTS-2 (Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation - Fourier Transform Spectrometer-2) instrument is an high-resolution 5-...

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AVHRR Level-1B Local Area Coverage Imagery

This collection is composed of AVHRR L1B products (1.1 km) reprocessed from the NOAA and Metop AVHRR sensors data acquired at the University of ...

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

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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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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operational news

Release of new GOSAT FTS L1 products

New release of GOSAT FTS L1 products v220.220 - GOSAT data can be retrieved from the dissemination server at ftp://gosat-ds.eo.esa.int

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general news

Handing over Metop-C

Mission teams at ESA's ESOC operations centre in Germany handed control of the recently launched Metop-C satellite to EUMETSAT.

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Europe's third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit

The third Metop satellite, Metop-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Metop-C ready for big day

With liftoff set for 7 November, the latest Metop weather satellite has been rolled out to the launch pad and positioned on the Soyuz rocket.

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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.

GOSAT Series
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GOSAT Series

The GOSAT series is composed of two environment-monitoring satellites developed by JAXA dedicated to the observation of greenhouse gases.

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NOAA POES
third party missions

NOAA POES

NOAA's AVHRR sensor is carried on the POES mission, a constellation of polar orbiting weather satellites.

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ACTIVITIES

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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

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Product Handbook

6 Dec 2019

AVHRR-Handbook.pdf

The AVHRR user handbook provides details about the content of the consolidated and harmonised data set archived at ESA facilities. Download