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SMOS collections maintenance - 27 September 2018

Due to maintenance, the data collections on the ESA SMOS Online dissemination tool will be unavailable on Thursday 27 September 2018, from 09:00 to 11:00 CEST.

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Satellites safeguard Europe’s potato industry

25 September 2018

The drought that swept through Europe this year has hit European farmers hard. Sustained high temperatures and the lack of rain have badly affected the agrofood industry, including the important potato sector.

CryoSat ICE Baseline-D data sample available

21 September 2018

Baseline-D ice data will be released in spring next year and will include several evolutions as well as a new data format (NetCDF).

Update: On-The-Fly (OTF) processing unavailable

21 September 2018

Due to unexpected technical problems, the ERS and Envisat (A)SAR data processing is temporarily unavailable on the OTF infrastructure.

ESA LPS 2019 - Abstract submission now open

18 September 2018

Abstract submissions are now open for ESA's Living Planet Symposium 2019 (LPS19). The symposium is organised by ESA with the support of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and will be held in Milan, Italy, from 13 to 17 May 2019.

Submit your abstracts by the deadline of 11 November 2018

Changes in the Swarm Level 1B and Level 2 Cat-2 operational processors

18 September 2018

On 17 September 2018 an improved version for both L1B and L2 Cat-2 Operational Processors was transferred into operations. We are in the process of publishing the entire datasets generated with the latest processor versions (L1B and L2 Cat-2 outputs with the following Product Baseline and File Counter: ORBATT 0401; MAGNET 0505; PLASMA 0501; ACCELE 0501; IBI 0301 ; FAC 0301; TEC 0301)

SMOS collections maintenance - 18 September 2018

17 September 2018

Due to maintenance, the data collections on the ESA SMOS Online dissemination tool will be unavailable on Tuesday 18 September 2018, from 09:00 to 12:00 CEST.

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Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood

15 September 2018

Making landfall in the US state of North Carolina on 14 September, Hurricane Florence is causing widespread damage and flooding. The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission is being used to map affected areas.

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New kid on the block picks up relay for ozone

14 September 2018

For more than 20 years, changes in ozone over Antarctica have been carefully monitored by a succession of European satellites. This important long-term record is now being added to by the Copernicus Sentinel-5P mission, which is dedicated to atmospheric monitoring.

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Giant iceberg escapes

13 September 2018

In July 2017, one of the largest icebergs on record calved from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. However, sea ice to the east and shallow waters to the north kept this giant berg, named A68, hemmed in.

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Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood

15 September 2018

Making landfall in the US state of North Carolina on 14 September, Hurricane Florence is causing widespread damage and flooding.

Sentinel-1 maps Florence hurricane flood

With lives and property at risk, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was standing by ready to map the floods to help relief efforts.