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Swarm Bravo: VFM issue on 16 and 17 August 2019

22 August 2019

An anomaly occurred on the VFM (Vector Field Magnetometer) on board the Swarm Bravo satellite between 18:30 on 16 August and 12:59 UTC on 17 August.

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Gran Canaria wildfire

21 August 2019

An unprecedented wildfire has ripped through the island of Gran Canaria, one of Spain's Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa. The wildfire, which started on Saturday 17 August, has now started to subside after engulfing around 10 000 hectares of land, leading to the evacuation of over 9000 people.

Aeolus dissemination system maintenance on 22 August 2019

20 August 2019

Due to a scheduled maintenance, access to the Aeolus dissemination system will be unavailable on Thursday 22 August, from 09:00 to 11:00 CEST.

CryoSat Ocean Baseline C reprocessed 2014 data now available

20 August 2019

We're pleased to announce that the reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2014 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download.

Swarm Alpha: L1B ASM data gap from 11 to 19 August 2019

19 August 2019

From 11 to 19 August 2019, the ASM (Absolute Scalar Magnetometer) instrument on board Swarm Alpha was commanded in burst mode.

ESA EARSeL CNR School - Remote Sensing for Forest Fires

14 August 2019

The 4th ESA EARSeL CNR School 'Remote Sensing for Forest Fires' will take place from 30 September to 1 October 2019 at ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. The purpose of this training course is to disseminate and discuss research methods and technologies of active and passive Earth Observation for applications related to forest fires.


Application submission deadline: 30 August 2019

EOHelp service closed on 15 August 2019

14 August 2019

The EOHelp service will be unavailable on Thursday 15 August 2019 for the ESA-ESRIN Assumption Day (Ferragosto) holiday closure.

PlanetScope and SkySat data now available

12 August 2019

As announced on 29 July, the PlanetScope and SkySat missions are Third Party Missions under evaluation.

This will allow any interested user to investigate the suitability of the data for scientific and R&D activities.

Learn more about the available data from these missions:

Swarm Alpha: EFI data gap on 7 August 2019

12 August 2019

An EFI-TII gain calibration map was executed on 7 August 2019 on-board Swarm Alpha.

Swarm Charlie: EFI data gap on 6 August 2019

12 August 2019

An EFI-TII gain calibration map was executed on 6 August 2019 on-board Swarm Charlie.

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Monitoring Earth's skin heat for crops and climate

23 July 2019

A bright red twin-engined aircraft, equipped with ultra-high-resolution thermal imaging technology has been scouring the agricultural heartlands of Europe this summer. The objective is to work towards increasing the resilience of agriculture to future water scarcity and variability

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