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ERS-2 GOME Spectral Product L1

leakage current and stray light). Such calibrations are now applied to the version 5.1 L1b data product in the standard processing. Use...

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ERS-1/2 ATSR Averaged Surface Temperature [AT1/AT2_AR__2P]

The Averaged Surface Temperature Product (AST) contains averaged geophysical data at two different resolutions, and with respect to two differen...

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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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CRYO2ICE is now on Earth Online

On 16 July, ESA is kicking off the CRYO2ICE campaign that will raise the orbit of its CryoSat-2 satellite to periodically align with NASA’s ICESat-2.

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operational news

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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scientific highlights

Gravity Field Models from Swarm data

In addition to its geomagnetic objectives, GPS receivers onboard Swarm can and have already been exploited to measure temporal variations in Earth's global gravity field.

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ALOS PALSAR WB1 Collection now available online

Area Observation Mode (Burst Mode 1) collection, which will complete the existing ALOS PALSAR data offer.

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Missions

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earth explorers

Aeolus

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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third party missions

PROBA-1

PROBA-1 is a technology demonstration satellite that later became an operational Earth observation mission.

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Events

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EVENT - workshop

IDEAS+ Cal/Val Workshop 7

Regular workshops are held every nine months with the whole IDEAS+ Task 3-Cal/Val team in order to review the status of current activit...

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ACTIVITIES

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ACTIVITY - instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

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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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MIPAS

MIPAS was an atmospheric instrument carried aboard the Envisat satellite.

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MERIS

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

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GOMOS DESCRIPTION

Dark current at 20C 1

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GOME CAL-VAL

dark current and LED measurements (pixel-to-pixel gain)

OTHER RESOURCES

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DOCUMENT - Technical Note

3 Mar 2020

Upgrade-of-the-GOME-Data-Processor-for-improved-total-ozone-columns.pdf

contact with the satellite was lost in April 2012. The current official ozone product is based on the SDOAS algorithm; see [Lerot et al., 2009]. The GOME2 instrument was launched successfully in Download