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INSTRUMENT TYPE
INSTRUMENT

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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EO-SSO registration

Learn how to register an EO-SSO account, which is required to access some data and submit proposals for data.

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Data registration and proposals profile

Access your profile to see your requested data products or registrations and proposals you have submitted. An active EO-SSO account is required.

data description

Landsat 8 OLI-TIRS European Coverage

The European coverage of Landsat 8 data since the beginning of the mission is available on the Landsat 8 portal. Data shown on the portal: Repro...

data download

Landsat 7 and 8 Real Time Acquisitions

Watch in real time (less than a minute delay during acquisition) the Landsat 7 and 8 acquisitions over Matera and Kiruna station footprints.

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.

general news

ESA's new DataCube service is now available

ESA is pleased to announce the deployment of a new service, called ESA PDGS-DataCube, enabling multi-temporal and pixel-based access to a subset of the data available in the European Space Agency dissemination services.

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general news

ESA’s Earth Observation Catalogue and its services

EO-CAT is the EO Catalogue tool allowing users to search ESA and Third Party Mission collections.

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general news

The Earthnet Programme: 40 years of evolution and future challenges

ESA's Earthnet Programme provided the initial means to access and exploit Earth Observation data.

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announcement of opportunity

New ESA AO of Planet deadline announced for the end of August

A new extension has been announced for the ESA AO of Planet, until end of August.

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general news

New Earth Online Newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest news in our newsletter.

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announcement of opportunity

ESA Announcement of Opportunity for Planet - PlanetScope and SkySat - Deadline extended

Further to the ESA Announcement of Opportunity for Planet, we would like to inform all interested users that the deadline for proposal submission has been extended until the end of June 2020.

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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.

Landsat Series
third party missions

Landsat Series

The Landsat series is the world's longest running system of satellites for moderate-resolution optical remote sensing for land, coastal areas and shallow waters.

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Planetscope
third party missions

Planetscope

The PlanetScope satellite constellation consists of multiple launches of groups of individual cubesats (DOVEs).

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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 - meeting

VH-RODA and CEOS SAR workshop

The Very High-resolution Radar and Optical Data Assessment (VH-RODA) workshop took place from 18 to 22 November 2019.

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EVENT - workshop

IDEAS+ Cal/Val Workshop 7

The 7th IDEAS+ Cal/Val Workshop took place on 4 and 5 June 2019 and it was hosted at the Wageningen University and Research (WUR) in The Netherlands.

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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

ESA PDGS Jupyter Notebook

A series of Jupyter Notebooks are made available for the users, in order to understand how to exploit the API that provides the data access service for different types of datasets included in the ESA PDGS datacube. Read more

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

ACTIVITY - quality

EDAP

The ESA Earthnet Data Assessment Pilot (EDAP) project will perform assessments for various missions to ensure the delivered data is fit for purpose. Read more

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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Thermal Infra-Red Scanner (TIRS)

TIRS on Landsat 8 is a thermal imager that supplements observations from the OLI instrument.

p-photon-optical-detectors

Operational Land Imager (OLI)

The OLI, on board Landsat 8, measures in the visible, near infrared, and short wave infrared.

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - User Guide

30 May 2018

TPM-L-OADS-dissemination-service-User-Manual.pdf

This guide describes the Third Party Missions Dissemination System. Download