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  • News - General News

    News - General News

    International Charter Infographic

    Learn about the International Charter Space and Major Disasters in this new infographic.

  • Activity - General activities

    Activity - General activities

    International Charter Space and Major Disasters

    Learn about the International Charter Space and Major Disasters, which ESA participate in disaster monitoring.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

    News - Events and Proceedings

    Data preservation takes centre stage at Living Planet Symposium

    Against the backdrop of the famed Rhine River, world-class scientists and Earth observation data-users are gathered this week in the historical city of Bonn, at the Living Planet Symposium (LPS).

  • Document - Newsletter

    Document - Newsletter


    This issue of the Earth Online Newsletter covers a selection of the latest news and events from ESA.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    High-resolution optical images improve geological mapping in remote geothermal areas

    A group of researchers carried out a study on integrating remote sensing analysis with geological and geophysical fieldwork, over the Cerro Domuyo mountain in Patagonia-this led to the use of GeoEye-1 data, which proved to be invaluable, highly improving their understanding of the magmatic and tectonic evolution of this geothermal volcanic area.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    How Envisat helped to shape global understanding of Earth’s systems

    Twenty years have passed since a ground-breaking European spacecraft designed to deliver unprecedented insight into the planet’s changing environment was lofted into orbit.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    2007 International Geohazards Week

    The ESA event was part of the United Nations International Year of Planet Earth, to increase awareness of the importance of Earth sciences for the advancement of sustainable development.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    Fringe 2003 Workshop

    The third ESA International Workshop on ERS SAR Interferometry and its first Workshop on ASAR interferometry: Advances in SAR interferometry from ERS and Envisat missions.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    Fringe 1996 Workshop

    The workshop on ERS SAR Interferometry was open to scientists and students working in the field of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) interferometry and its applications.

  • News - Data Release news

    News - Data Release news

    New Envisat MIPAS L2 dataset reprocessed with ORM v8.22 available

    The Level 2 reprocessing of the full Envisat MIPAS mission with the ESA ORM processor version 8.22 has been completed.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings


    This document contains the recommendations from the session summaries of the Fringe 2011 Workshop.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    Charter on major disasters celebrates 20 years of operations

    The International Charter Space and Major Disasters is now 20 years old.

  • Event - Conference

    Event - Conference

    GRSG 2015 Conference

    The 26th Annual GRSG Conference 'Challenges in Geological Remote Sensing' focused on a wide range of remote sensing applications, tools, latest developments and sensors.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    POLinSAR 2013

    The objectives of the PolInSAR 2013 workshop were to present the latest studies and results of SAR polarimetry and polarimetric interferometry.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    Fringe 2011 Workshop

    Fringe 2011 was the 8th International Workshop on "Advances in the Science and Applications of SAR Interferometry".

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions


    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.

  • Event - Workshop

    Event - Workshop

    POLinSAR 2019

    ESA organised POLinSAR 2019, the 9th International Workshop on Science and Applications of SAR Polarimetry and Polarimetric Interferometry.

  • Instrument - Interferometers

    Instrument - Interferometers


    MIPAS was an atmospheric instrument carried aboard the Envisat satellite.

  • Instrument - Imaging Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Imaging Spectrometers/Radiometers


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

  • Instrument - Spectrometers

    Instrument - Spectrometers


    GOMOS is a medium resolution spectrometer covering the wavelength range from 250 nm to 950 nm.