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  • News - Success Stories

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    Trailblazing ERS-2 mission enables climate change applications

    As ESA’s ERS-2 satellite approaches Earth’s atmosphere for reentry, it’s time to reflect on the mission’s great achievements in powering climate-related applications.

  • News - Operational News

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    Update for the SMOS Near Real Time Sea Surface Wind Speed Processor configuration

    An updated configuration of the SMOS Near Real Time Sea Surface Wind Speed Processor was deployed at the IFREMER and ESA operational ground segment on 4th December 2023.

  • Data - EO Sign In Authentication (Open)

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    MOS-1/1B ESA Orthorectified Map-oriented Products [MES_GEC_1P]

    The ESA Orthorectified Map-oriented (Level 1) Products collection is composed of MOS-1/1B MESSR (Multi-spectral Electronic Self-Scanning Radiometer) data products generated as part of the MOS Bulk Processing Campaign using the MOS Processor v3.02. The products are available in GeoTIFF format and disseminated within EO-SIP packaging. Please refer to the MOS Product Format Specification for further details. The collection consists of data products of the following type: MES_GEC_1P: Geocoded Ellipsoid GCP Corrected Level 1 MOS-1/1B MESSR products which are the default products generated by the MOS MESSR processor in all cases (where possible), with usage of the latest set of Landsat improved GCP (Ground Control Points). These are orthorectified map-oriented products, corresponding to the old MOS-1/1B MES_ORT_1P products with geolocation improvements. MESSR Instrument Characteristics Band Wavelength Range (nm) Spatial Resolution (m) Swath Width (km) 1 (VIS) 510 – 690 50 100 2 (VIS) 610 – 690 50 100 3 (NIR) 720 – 800 50 100 4 (NIR) 800 – 1100 50 100

  • Data - EO Sign In Authentication (Open)

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    MOS-1/1B ESA System Corrected Map-oriented Products [MES_GES_1P]

    The ESA System Corrected Map-oriented (Level 1) Products collection is composed of MOS-1/1B MESSR (Multi-spectral Electronic Self-Scanning Radiometer) data products generated as part of the MOS Bulk Processing Campaign using the MOS Processor v3.02. The products are available in GeoTIFF format and disseminated within EO-SIP packaging. Please refer to the MOS Product Format Specification for further details. The collection consists of data products of the following type: MES_GES_1P: Geocoded Ellipsoid System Corrected Level 1 MOS-1/1B MESSR products as generated by the MOS MESSR processor where the generation of MES_GEC_1P products is not possible. These replace the old MES_SYC_1P products. MESSR Instrument Characteristics Band Wavelength Range (nm) Spatial Resolution (m) Swath Width (km) 1 (VIS) 510 – 690 50 100 2 (VIS) 610 – 690 50 100 3 (NIR) 720 – 800 50 100 4 (NIR) 800 – 1100 50 100

  • Data - EO Sign In Authentication (Open)

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    MOS-1/1B ESA System Corrected VTIR Products [VTI_SYC_1P]

    The ESA System Corrected (Level 1) MOS-1/1B VTIR Products collection is composed of MOS-1/1B VTIR (Visible and Thermal Infrared Radiometer) data products generated as part of the MOS Bulk Processing Campaign using the MOS Processor v3.02. The products are available in GeoTIFF format and disseminated within EO-SIP packaging. Please refer to the MOS Product Format Specification for further details. The collection consists of data products of the following type: VTI_SYC_1P: System corrected Level 1 MOS-1/1B VTIR products in EO-SIP format. VTIR Instrument Characteristics Band Wavelength Range (µm) Spatial Resolution (km) Swath Width (km) 1 (VIS) 0.5 – 0.7 0.9 1500 2 (TIR) 6.0 – 7.0 2.7 1500 3 (TIR) 10.5 – 11.5 2.7 1500 4 (TIR) 11.5 – 12.5 2.7 1500

  • Campaign

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    WaddenSAR

    The “WaddenSAR – Airborne bistatic C-band SAR experiment to demonstrate different acquisition geometries” was initiated to support the development of the Earth Explorer 10 Harmony mission.

  • News - Thematic area articles

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    Monitoring water on Earth's surface

    ESA's Earth observation satellites are playing a leading role in furthering our understanding of how Earth's terrestrial hydrosphere is being influenced by humankind.

  • Data - EO Sign In Authentication (Open)

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    Envisat AATSR L1B Brightness Temperature/Radiance [ENV_AT_1_RBT]

    - AATSR Full Resolution land and ocean cover image of the Iberian Peninsula from 28 October 2006 AATSR Full Resolution land cover image of the Iberian Peninsula from 28 October 2006. The Envisat AATSR Level 1B Brightness Temperature/Radiance product (RBT) contains top of atmosphere (TOA) brightness temperature (BT) values for the infra-red channels and radiance values for the visible channels, on a 1-km pixel grid. Values for each channel and for the nadir and oblique views occupy separate NetCDF files within the Sentinel-SAFE format, along with associated uncertainty estimates. Additional files contain cloud flags, land and water masks, and confidence flags for each image pixel, as well as instrument and ancillary meteorological information. This AATSR product [ENV_AT_1_RBT] in NetCDF format stemming from the 4th AATSR reprocessing, is a continuation of ERS ATSR data and a precursor of Sentinel-3 SLSTR data. It has replaced the former L1B product [ATS_TOA_1P] in Envisat format from the 3rd reprocessing. Users with Envisat-format products are recommended to move to the new Sentinel-SAFE like/NetCDF format products. The 4th reprocessing of Envisat AATSR data was completed in 2022; the processing updates that have been put in place and the expected scientific improvements have been outlined in full in the User Documentation for (A)ATSR 4th Reprocessing Products.

  • News - Infographics

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    About cs2eo.org – Accessing combined ESA and NASA altimetry data

    cs2eo.org is a free, easy-to-use portal that make it easier and quicker than ever to work with combined CryoSat and ICESat altimetry data.

  • News - Success Stories

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    Satellite data predicts lower wheat crop yield

    In a market pressed with short supply of grain the dry spring weather of 2022 was devastating for European wheat production, according to a new drought monitor that draws on data from ESA’s SMOS Earth observation mission

  • Document - Proceedings

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    EO-Summer-School-6-ESA-explorer-mission-GOCE-earth-gravity-from-space.pdf

    This presentation from ESA's EO Summer School 6 presents the ESA explorer mission GOCE earth gravity from space

  • Event - Training

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    EO Summer School 5

    ESA's series of summer schools, on Monitoring of the Earth System, aims to promote the exploitation of Earth observation data.

  • Event - Training

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    EO Summer School 3

    ESA's series of summer schools, on Monitoring of the Earth System, aims to promote the exploitation of Earth observation data.

  • News - Events and Proceedings

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    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).

  • News - Success Stories

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    10 years of Envisat data help to illuminate ocean processes

    A decade after Envisat beamed its final image to the planet, the pioneering ESA mission is continuing to foster improved understanding of Earth’s systems.

  • News - Data Release news

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    SMOS sea ice thickness reprocessed data now available

    The reprocessed SMOS level 3 and 4 sea ice thickness products over the Arctic are now available from the ESA SMOS Dissemination Service.

  • Event - Workshop

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    Coastal and Marine Applications of SAR Workshop 2003

    The second in the Coastal and Marine Applications of SAR Workshop series covered a range of topics on applications of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) in coastal and marine environments.

  • News - Success Stories

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    Ship trails in the Bay of Biscay observed using PROBA-V imagery

    Ship trails have been perceived as convincing evidence of aerosol-cloud interaction. Ship emissions have been proven to contribute by about 1.9% and 2.9% to the increase in the global total and fine-mode aerosol optical thickness (AOT) respectively over a five year period (Peters et al. 20212).

  • Event - Workshop

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    SEASAR 2008

    The "Advances in SAR Oceanography from Envisat and ERS missions" was a thematic workshop on SAR remote sensing techniques for oceanography.

  • Tools - Processing

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    SMOS Artificial Scene Library (ASL)

    The ASL function allows users to directly use the L1B product version 7 by mimicking the Gibbs-2 image reconstruction correction algorithm as it is implemented in the level 1 operational processor.