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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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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.

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Spire live and historical data

The data collected by Spire has a diverse range of applications, from analysis of global trade patterns and commodity flows to aircraft routing ...

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Envisat MERIS Full Resolution - Level 1 [MER_FRS_1P/ME_1_FRG]

The MERIS Level 1 Full Resolution (FR) product contains the Top of Atmosphere (TOA) upwelling spectral radiance measures. The in-band reference ...

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.

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Announcement of Opportunity for G-POD

ESA is offering all scientists the possibility to perform bulk processing and/or validation of their own algorithms exploiting the large ESA Earth-observation archive.

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EarthCARE mission to improve weather forecasts

Earth observation satellite data are crucial for generating accurate weather predictions.

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More of Africa scarred by fires than thought

Satellites play a key role in mapping landscape scarred by fire – Sentinel-2 mission has revealed there are more fires than previously thought.

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Summer brown

Satellite images show how the hot dry weather took its toll on vegetation.

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Berlin battles heatwave

This year's heatwave continues to sweep across Europe, scorching land and vegetation in countries such as the UK, Sweden, Greece and Germany.

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European drought

These Copernicus Sentinel-3 images show how this year's heatwave has taken its toll on vegetation in northern Germany, Denmark and Sweden.

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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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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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Spire
third party missions

Spire

Spire Global's constellation of Lemur nanosatellites is designed, built, and operated by the company.

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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 - 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

SNAP

SNAP is a common architecture for all Sentinel Toolboxes. Read more

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

ACTIVITY - quality

SEOM CAWA

The Advanced Clouds, Aerosols and WAter vapour products for Sentinel-3/OLCI project aims to develop and improve the advanced atmospheric retrieval algorithms developed for MERIS and OLCI instruments. 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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MERIS

The MERIS instrument aboard Envisat was primarily dedicated to providing ocean colour measurements.

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Proceedings

1 Mar 2019

ERS-Envisat Symposium

Proceedings of the ERS-Envisat Symposium held from 16-20 October 2000 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Download