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GOCE satellite housekeeping parameters database published

18 October 2019

We are pleased to announce that all GOCE satellite housekeeping telemetry parameters have been published on the GOCE Virtual Archive.

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B47 breaks off Getz Ice Shelf

17 October 2019

A large iceberg, approximately 260 sq km, recently calved from the Getz Ice Shelf in West Antarctica. Using images from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission from 2 September to 14 October 2019, this animation shows the berg breaking off before spinning around in the Amundsen Sea.

EGU General Assembly 2020 – Abstract submission is open

16 October 2019

The next edition of the European Geoscience Union (EGU) General Assembly will be held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) in Vienna, Austria, from 3 to 8 May 2020. The Abstract Submission is now open and the deadline is 15 January 2020.

EOhopS – open again!

11 October 2019

ESA is pleased to announce the extension of the EOhopS opportunity for researchers who want to explore the benefits of hosted processing and the use of commercial EO data, remote sensing software and analytics for their projects.

SNAP release 7.0.0 available online

11 October 2019

The latest version of the Sentinel Application Platform (SNAP) v7.0.0 is available on the STEP website. Installers can be found on the SNAP download webpage.

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Typhoon Hagibis

11 October 2019

Typhoon Hagibis is headed towards Japan's main island of Honshu, where it is expected to make landfall over the weekend. Japan is bracing for potential damage from strong winds and torrential rain.

SMOS data dissemination maintenance - 10 October 2019

09 October 2019

A planned software maintenance activity will affect the SMOS data dissemination service on Thursday 10 October, from 09:30 to 11:30 CEST.

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Can oceans turn the tide on the climate crisis?

08 October 2019

As we pump more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, the world is warming at an alarming rate, with devastating consequences. While our vast oceans are helping to take the heat out of climate change, new research shows that they are absorbing a lot more atmospheric carbon dioxide than previously thought – but these positives may be outweighed by the downsides.

 

ERS, Envisat and TPM - OTF planned maintenance on 3 October 2019

02 October 2019

A software maintenance affecting the On-The-Fly (OTF) Third Party Missions (TPM) and ERS / Envisat (A)SAR data dissemination services has been planned according to the following schedule:

  • ERS and Envisat dissemination service: 3 October from 09:00 to 11:00 CEST
  • TPM dissemination service: 3 October from 11:00 to 14:00 CEST.

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Amery Iceberg

01 October 2019

A huge iceberg has broken off the Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Dubbed D28, the iceberg is around 1600 sq km – about the size of Greater London. Approximately 30 km wide and 60 km long, it is estimated to weigh over 300 billion tonnes.