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Envisat MIPAS L1b - Previous baseline removal

17 January 2020

The former version (v7.11) of the Envisat MIPAS Level 1b dataset (MIP_NL__1P) will be removed from the ESA dissemination server at the end of January 2020.

OADS system maintenance on 20 January 2020

17 January 2020

Due to a planned OADS system maintenance, the following downtimes are foreseen on 20 January:

  • esar-ds.eo.esa.int from 9:00 CET (estimated downtime 80 minutes)
  • alos-palsar-ds.eo.esa.int from 10:30 CET (estimated downtime 15 minutes)
  • aeolus-ds.eo.esa.int from 11:00 CET (estimated downtime 2 minutes)
  • tpm-ds.eo.esa.int from 11:05 CET (estimated downtime 5 minutes).

EO CAT – Resumed data search functionality

17 January 2020

The issue affecting the ESA EO Catalogue (EO CAT) data search has been solved; all the collections are now visible, and the relevant filters can be selected nominally.

EO CAT – data search temporarily disabled

16 January 2020

Due to technical issues, the data search feature and relevant filters are temporarily disabled on the new ESA EO Catalogue (EO CAT).

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Flooding in southern Iran

16 January 2020

Heavy rainfall has triggered flooding in southern Iran, particularly in the Sistan and Baluchestan, Hormozgan and Kerman provinces. The downpour has led to blocked roads and destroyed bridges, crops and houses – displacing thousands of people.

Abstract submission open for EO for agriculture under pressure workshop

15 January 2020

Abstract submission is now open for the EO for agriculture under pressure workshop, which will take place from 25 to 29 May 2020 at ESA-ESRIN in Frascati, Italy.

The deadline for abstract submission is 21 February 2020.

SMOS data dissemination - Maintenance on 16 January 2020

14 January 2020

A scheduled software maintenance activity will affect the SMOS data dissemination service on Thursday 16 January 2020, from 09:30 to 10:30 CET.

There will be no access to the SMOS collections during the indicated downtime.

EO for Polar Science Workshop

13 January 2020

The EO for Polar Science Workshop will be held at the Tivoli Congress Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 17 to 19 June 2020.

Updated Swarm EEF data now available

10 January 2020

We would like to inform Swarm data users that an improved version of EEF Level-2 product (version 0202) is now available.

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Aeolus winds now in daily weather forecasts

10 January 2020

ESA's Aeolus satellite has been returning profiles of Earth's winds since 3 September 2018, just after it was launched – and after months of careful testing these measurements are considered so good that the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts is now using them in their forecasts.