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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.

general news

CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data available soon

Current policy is to keep two baselines (current and previous) available online for both Ice and Ocean products

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operational news

CryoSat new Geographical Mask in support to the French/US SWOT mission

With respect to the previous version, the new SWOT areas are reported in yellow in the figure (overlapping the current 3

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operational news

CryoSat new Ice NRT products now available

The new Ice NRT products replace the current products, and can be downloaded from the SIR_NRT folder on the CryoSat Science Server

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operational news

CryoSat Ocean Baseline C reprocessed data available

The first six months of the reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data (July-December 2010) have been published and are available for download.

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announcement of opportunity

Invitation to Tender: CryoSat Thematic Products / Cryo-TEMPO

To achieve this, current data records must be extended into the next decade and the current geophysical retrievals over differ...

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general news

New CryoSat BUFR products for the meteorological community

The current CryoSat Ocean Processor is able to generate Near-real-time Ocean Products (NOP) with a latency of 2-3 hours after sensing

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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.

CryoSat
earth explorers

CryoSat

Access is provided to all CryoSat systematic data acquired according to the current geographical mode mask

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TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X
third party missions

TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X

The TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites feature a unique geometric accuracy that is unmatched by any other spaceborne sensor.

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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 - 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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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

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

TOOLS - processing

PolSARpro

The current version of PolSARpro is 6 Read more

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

ACTIVITY - instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page

ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page 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.

a-altimeters

SIRAL

Access is provided to all CryoSat systematic data acquired according to the current geographical mode mask

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 - General Reference

1 Mar 2019

SAR Ocean Feature Catalogue

Dutch Guilders (postage included) Copyright: © 1994 European Space Agency 11 lll SAR ocean feature catalogue Abstract SARcarrying satellites currently in orbit, and those planned for later Download