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Envisat ASAR WS Single Look Complex L1 [ASA_WSS_1P]

INSAR applications based either on wide-swath/wide-swath pairs or wide-swath/image mode pairs, applications of ocean current mapping, la...


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A Guide to Aeolus Range Bin Settings

Current Range Bin Settings Multiple Aeolus Range Bin Settings are active at the same time

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announcement of opportunity

Announcement of Opportunity for Aeolus Cal/Val

The objective of the current reopening is to invite scientists, new groups and individuals, to participate in Aeolus calibration and va...

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Aeolus activates new range bin setting

countering the expected downward propagation of the current easterly QBO phase. To capture this unusual feature and track its evolution...

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Aeolus data now publicly available

June 2019 of a correction of biases related to spectrometer pixels showing elevated dark current levels, the telescope mirror temperatur...

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Aeolus to understand winds

At the Airbus facility in France, ESA's Aeolus wind satellite has been prepared for its launch, scheduled for August.

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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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Fill the current major gap in the atmospheric observing system Understand climate change Help to track air pollution Track desert dust, ...

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heritage missions


Wind x x Current Features x x Marine Geoid x Global Circulation x x Ocean Fronts x x (x) Coastal Dynamics x x Oil Spill x Natural Film x...

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ACTIVITY - instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page

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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.



ASAR ensures continuity with the image mode (SAR) and the wave mode of the ERS-1/2 AMI.



The current product baseline for near real-time (NRT) products is B09


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DOCUMENT - Proceedings

1 Mar 2019

Microwave Remote Sensing Applied to Vegetation - EARSeL Workshop

this it was thought advisable to take stock of the current researches related to microwave technology and vegetation in order to better evaluate the future actions that should be taken. It was against Download