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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.

Earth Explorers


SMOS Science The SMOS mission is a direct response to the current lack of global observations of soil moisture and ocean salinity which ...

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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

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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EVENT - Meeting

World Ocean Circulation User Consultation Meeting 2019

The World Ocean Circulation User Consultation Meeting took place on 21 and 22 February 2019 with the aim to prepare a roadmap for new initiatives on ocean circulation research and applications.

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

TOOLS - Processing

SMOS Toolbox

Visualisation functionalities have been upgraded, the current version of the SMOS Toolbox is able to display SMOS Level 1C and Level 2 ... Read more


Find the activities you need.

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.


Earth Explorers


The MIRAS instrument is a passive microwave 2-D interferometric radiometer onboard the SMOS satellite.


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.

CoSMOS 2006

CoSMOS 2006

Coastal Current front

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

DOCUMENT - Product Document

16 July 2020

QA4EO – SMOS Public Monthly Report - June 2020

Issue 1.0 SMOS Public Monthly Report June 2020 9 3. INSTRUMENT STATUS 3.1 Instrument health The current instrument status is that all the instrument subsystems are working correctly. Download