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Data

Discover and download the Earth observation data you need from the broad catalogue of missions the European Space Agency operate and support.

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Swarm Ionosphere/Magnetosphere

Spherical harmonic model of the large-scale magnetospheric field and its Earth-induced counterpart, spherical harmonic model of the daily geomag...

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Proba HRC

358 degrees, and from the current orbit of Proba-1 of about 600km the HRC provides images with a pixel resolution of 8m

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Landsat 8 OLI-TIRS European Coverage

G873 or current version)

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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...

News

Discover the latest news on the European Space Agency's Earth Observation activities. Learn all about new data availability and how ESA's missions are performing.

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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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The Earthnet Programme: 40 years of evolution and future challenges

TV industry and computers with relatively low power and little memory size in comparison to current standards, resulting in high costs a...

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operational news

EOCAT data search unavailable

Due to a temporary internal issue, most of the ESA EO Catalogue collections are currently not available.

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general news

ICEYE data available for assessment

The SAR user community is invited to participate to the call to assess the suitability of the ICEYE constellation, for science and EO-based applications.

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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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Missions

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.

Aeolus
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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Publications
earth explorers

Publications

014 BibTeX Archer WE and Knudsen DJ (2018), "Distinguishing Subauroral Ion Drifts From Birkeland Current Boundary Flows", Jour...

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Events

Learn about upcoming Earth observation conferences, workshops and training courses that the European Space Agency organise or support. Discover the results of past events, which may provide useful reference or material for your work.

EVENT - workshop

QA4EO Cal/Val Workshop#1

Regular workshops are held every nine months with the whole QA4EO Task 2 Cal/Val teams in order to review the status of current activit...

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EVENT - meeting

VH-RODA and CEOS SAR workshop

The workshop, hosted by ESA/ESRIN, provided an open forum for the presentation and discussion of current status and future developments...

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EVENT - meeting

PROBA-V QWG meeting 10

During the meeting the review of current mission performance focused on calibration and on the assessment of impact of the special acqu...

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EVENT - workshop

Agenda

L2 termospheric density products: last update and current status 08:30 - 08:45 Sean Bruinsma Swarm GPS densities rapid evaluation 08:30 ...

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EVENT - meeting

Earth Explorer-9 User Consultation Meeting

The Earth Explorer-9 User Consultation Meeting took place on 16 and 17 July 2019 and provided critical input to the decision to select ESA's next Earth explorer mission.

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EVENT - workshop

Workshop on International Cooperation in Spaceborne Imaging Spectroscopy

The main objectives of this workshop were to: Assess the status of current and planned international imaging spectroscopy missions for ...

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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

Find the tools you need to visualise, analyse and process the European Space Agency's Earth observation data.

TOOLS - other

AMPS

The Average Magnetic field and Polar current System model (AMPS) is a climatological model of polar ionospheric currents, based on magne... Read more

ACTIVITIES

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ACTIVITY - instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page

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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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Thematic Mapper (TM)

The Thematic Mapper (TM) was a multispectral scanning radiometer on Landsat 4 and Landsat 5.

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Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS)

The Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS) instrument was carried aboard the Landsat 1 to 5 satellites.

p-sr-spectrometers

Vegetation (VGT) CAL-VAL

Dark current (oceans night) acquisition of at least 500 lines during night for each of the integration times over one site

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STR (Swarm)

find out more The Average Magnetic field and Polar current System model (AMPS) is a climatological model of polar ionospheric currents,...

Campaigns

Learn about the ground-based, ship-borne, balloon-borne, and airborne campaigns and small satellite field experiments that validate orbiting ESA EO satellites and support future mission development.

TerraSAR SIM

TerraSAR SIM

The current mission design envisages flying two separate radars on separate platforms

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CryoVex KAREN 2016 Fall

CryoVex KAREN 2016 Fall

The CryoVex-KAREN 2016 Fall Campaign in Ilulissat, Greenland had the goal to collect unique measurements to help us better understand how snow and ice on the Greenland ice sheet is changing over time, and help ESA design future space missions to monitor the changing climate in our polar regions.

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OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Publication - Paper

16 July 2020

10_Wouter_20200625 PROBAV QWG#11 AC.pdf

provided a “memory” patch: • Memory consumption reduced with factor 6 (~1.8GB for 5000x5000 tile) • Negative side effect: processing time x 2 !! • Compared to current PROBAV AC software: • “New” AC Download