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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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Heritage data still widely used today

Current satellite missions collect data with high frequency, with some able to systematically revisit the same location in the same geo...

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Missions

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heritage missions

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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ACTIVITY - cal/val activities

UV nadir viewing galleries

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scatterometers

WS (ERS-1) DESCRIPTION

09 AMI AMI in Macrocommand Refuse mode due to HPA excessive TWT average body current alarm 30/12/1993 13

a-altimeters

RA (ERS-1)

The RA on ERS-1 was a Ku-band nadir-pointing active microwave sensor designed to measure echoes from ocean and ice surfaces.

a-imaging-radars

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...

OTHER RESOURCES

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DOCUMENT - General Reference

21 Nov 2019

150327-RMA-01-status-cal-v2.pdf

issue is the availability of IDL licences • Runtime mode was attempted • Current status: « demomode » is entered in stead of « run time » mode. – Causes an abort of the program when calling the Download