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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...

News

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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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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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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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Metop: The power of three

Metop-A was launched in 2006 and Metop-B in 2012, and now it is time for Metop-C.

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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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ASAR

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

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DOCUMENT - Conference Presentation - Poster

29 Sept 2020

4-Field-experiments-SAR-detection-film-slicks.pdf

Field experiments on SAR detection of film slicks Stanislav Ermakov(Institute of Applied Physics, Russia) Download