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Swarm LP dataset gap on 28 Febuary 2018

16 May 2018

An EFI TII gain map calibration was performed on the Swarm Charlie satellite on 28 February 2018. The instrument was in calibration mode for two orbits (one for the H sensor, one for the V sensor).

The EFI was commanded in calibration mode at 14:31:31 UTC and returned to Normal mode at 18:06:34 UTC.

During this time interval a data gap has been observed in the LP dataset.

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Sentinel-2 maps Indonesia earthquake

05 October 2018

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia on 28 September, destroying homes and hundreds of lives.

sentinel-2 indonesia earthquake

Satellite data can be used to support international disaster risk management efforts, such as those in Indonesia. One of the ways in which ESA is contributing to this area is through leading a range of activities in the framework of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Disasters.