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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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  • Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    ALADIN

    The current Aeolus Near Real Time (NRT) data products are available in the latest processor baseline B11

  • Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    ALADIN Overview

    The current operational WIND Range Bin Settings are defined based on latitude bands and small boxes (plot on the left); in each zone the...

  • Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    ALADIN Overview and Timeline Of The RBS settings

    Overview and Timeline Of The RBS settings Overview of the global RBS settings defined by latitudinal windows Date Description Latitude 2020-04-13 (VENUS),the Tropical RBS setting with focus on NWP and to observe gravity waves and vertical mass fluxes. +/- 30° 2020-04-13 ExtraTropics RBS, focusing on NWP, with high vertical resolution between 5 and 10 km. >30°N & -30°/-60°S 2020-04-13 POLARIS updated on a seasonal basis and currently active over the South Pole, to observe high altitudes during polar winter. < -60°S 2020-06-17 QBO2020 a sub setting of the Tropical RBS setting, to investigate the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO) over the Tropical belt. Active for 24 h each week. +/- 10° Overview of local RBS settings for campaign/validation purposes for limited areas Start Date End Date Description Latitude Longitude 2019-09-09 2019-09-14 MARS Mediterranean Aerosol Range bin Setting focusing on Aerosol studies 28.5° - 35.5°N 28.86°E - 36.65°E 2020-02-17 AUTAMEX - AUstrailian smoke Measurements Above the Troposphere EXperiment focusing on high altitude aerosol layers in the Stratosphere, emitted by Australian bushfires. -50°S -57°S -75°W -65°W

  • Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    ALADIN PROCESSOR RELEASES

    Processor Releases Information about processor releases is currently available to Cal/Val teams via the Aeolus Cal/Val communication platform. The information will become publicly available with public data release.

  • Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    Instrument - Lidar/Laser Sounders, Profilers/Sounders

    ALADIN Quality Control Reports

    Quality Control Reports Monthly data quality reports about the public L2B Wind product can be downloaded here: Monthly L2B reports Reports for the Aeolus L2A Aerosol/Cloud products are currently available to Aeolus Cal/Val teams and will become publicly available after public release of the L2A product. Data Unavailability Reports Data unavailability reports contain information on all periods of planned and unplanned unavailability of Aeolus ALADIN data. Download lists of data unavailability periods: Download Aeolus data unavailability periods FMB full mission (2019 - present) [PDF] Download Aeolus data unavailability periods FMB full mission (2019 - present) [Excel] Data Exclusion Reports Data exclusion reports contain information on all periods of planned special activities, which is not recommended to use for scientific studies. Download lists of data exclusion periods: Download Aeolus data exclusion periods FMB full mission (2019 - present) [PDF] Download Aeolus data exclusion periods FMB full mission (2019 - present) [Excel]

  • Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS) PROCESSOR RELEASES

    TM reflective bands (Dark Current offset computed based on CPF file) E 2