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CryoSat rolls in orbit for calibration

05 February 2018

CryoSat users are informed that a roll campaign is scheduled on 06 February 2018 (from 01:42:00 to 05:07:30 UTC and from 14:17:00 to 17:27:30 UTC). SIRAL instrument routine planning will be suspended and data gaps are possible. NRT users will be mostly affected.

This campaign is part of the periodic calibration activities to improve the quality of the mission products. Users will be notified when the data is made available online.


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More of Africa scarred by fires than thought

4 February 2019

Wildfires can cause devastation and are also to blame for more than a quarter of greenhouse gases being released into the atmosphere. Satellites play a key role in mapping landscape scarred by fire – but the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission has revealed that there are more fires than previously thought.

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