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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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ERS

The ERS programme was composed of two missions, ERS-1 and ERS-2, which together observed the Earth for 20 years, from 1991 to 2011.

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SCIRoCCo

The SCIRoCCo project aims are to consolidate current methodologies for scatterometer data processing and calibration 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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Heritage Missions

SAR (ERS-2) DESCRIPTION

Scientists are studying the radar backscatter from the ocean surface related to wind and current fronts, to eddies and to internal wave...

a-imaging-radars

Heritage Missions

SAR (ERS-1) DESCRIPTION

Scientists are studying the radar backscatter from the ocean surface related to wind and current fronts, to eddies and to internal wave...

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

DOCUMENT - Product Cal/Val Plan/Report

1 Mar 2019

ERS-1 Wind and Wave Calibration Workshop

SAR look direction). Since this modelling problem is currently the subject of ongoing scientific research, it has been decided for the time being to commit to the production of image spectra rather Download