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CryoSat Ice Baseline-D data sample and updated documentation available

25 April 2019

Following the successful CryoSat Quality Working Group Meeting held from 26 to 28 November 2018, the upcoming CryoSat Ice Baseline-D data products have been further refined.

The Baseline-D ice chain will be transferred to operation on 27 May 2019 and will include several evolutions as well as a new data format (NetCDF).

Sentinel Hub custom script contest closing soon

24 April 2019

The Sentinel Hub Custom Script Contest is a remotely run hackathon engaging data scientists, remote sensing scientists, students (from high school to university), and the general public worldwide to produce and share interesting (and new) algorithms to process Earth Observation data.

If you are interested in participating, the contest will end on 5 May 2019, so submit your entry soon.

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Graffiti exhibition to showcase role of climate from space

24 April 2019

Street art and climate science will combine at ESA's Living Planet Symposium to highlight the major role that satellites play in helping to understand our Earth.

Landsat 8 web portal moving to new environment

24 April 2019

The Landsat 8 portal will be moved to a new environment on 2 May 2019. After the transfer to operations, the portal shall remain at its current URL.

EOHelp service closed on 22 and 25 April 2019

19 April 2019

The EOHelp service will be unavailable on Monday 22 and on Thursday 25 April 2019, due to the ESA-ESRIN holiday closure.

SMOS newsletter issue 17 now available

18 April 2019

The latest issue of the SMOS newsletter is now available.

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Version 2.0 of GOCE thermosphere reprocessed data released

18 April 2019

Version 2.0 of the GOCE thermosphere dataset is now available on the GOCE Virtual Archive.

ESA Earth Observation Φ-week 2019 deadline extended

17 April 2019

As announced earlier this year, the European Space Agency (ESA) is organising a Phi-week event at ESA/ESRIN (Frascati, Italy) from 09 to 13 September 2019.

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended until 17 May 2019.

GOCE EGG L1b reprocessing algorithm description available

16 April 2019

The description of the algorithms used for the reprocessing of the GOCE EGG L1b data is now published and available for download.

CryoSat Ocean Baseline C reprocessed data from 2011 available

16 April 2019

We are glad to inform the CryoSat scientific community that the reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2011 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download.

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Glaciers lose nine trillion tonnes of ice in half a century

8 April 2019

When we think of climate change, one of the first things to come to mind is melting polar ice. However, ice loss isn't just restricted to the polar regions. According to research published today, glaciers around the world have lost well over 9000 gigatonnes (nine trillion tonnes) of ice since 1961.

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