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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

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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General News

Systematic swath elevation and monthly DEMs over the Greenland Ice Sheet margin from CryoSat

Land-ice monitoring via Earth Observation methods in general, and altimetry in particular, are essential for tracking the current statu...

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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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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.

Product Information
Earth Watch

Product Information

Online access to the current collection (C0) will be discontinued by the end of February 2017

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SMOS OBJECTIVES
Earth Explorers

SMOS OBJECTIVES

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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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

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 - Quality

SCIRoCCo

The SCIRoCCo project aims are to consolidate current methodologies for scatterometer data processing and calibration 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.

p-sr-spectrometers

Earth Watch

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

a-spectrometers-radiometers

Heritage Missions

MERIS

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

a-imaging-radars

Heritage Missions

ASAR

ASAR ensures continuity with the image mode (SAR) and the wave mode of the ERS-1/2 AMI.

a-spectrometers-radiometers

Earth Explorers

MIRAS

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

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Product Handbook

6 Dec 2019

AVHRR-Handbook.pdf

status page reported for NOAA16: 20040104: [The] AVHRR Scan Motor and synch delta at significantly elevated levels, imagery exhibiting wave patterns. 20040114: [The] current surged to maximum Download