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ENVISAT Altimetry RA2 Data

01 December 2010

Following the orbit manoeuvres to move ENVISAT into the new lower orbit, ENVISAT Altimeter data from 21:37 UTC on 02 November 2010 (orbit #45360) have been examined and are now available for use.

Envisat Catalogue data

03 December 2010

The software anomaly affecting the Envisat catalogue has been identified and fixed. Data are being loaded and are expected to be visible via EOLI-SA within one week.

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Planning activities

 

Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available.
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Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
06-Dec-2010 45837 ASA_WS_HH
07-Dec-2010 45858 ASA_WS_HH
09-Dec-2010 45880 ASA_WS_HH
10-Dec-2010 45901 ASA_WS_HH

Satellite: ERS-2
Date Orbit Track Frames
13-Dec-2010 81815 298 1917 - 1971
14-Dec-2010 81830 313 1881 - 1953
21-Dec-2010 81930 413 1881 - 1971
22-Dec-2010 81944 427 1899 - 1971
23-Dec-2010 81959 442 1881 - 1935
24-Dec-2010 81973 356 1899 - 1953
25-Dec-2010 81987 470 1899 - 1953
26-Dec-2010 82001 484 1935 - 1971
27-Dec-2010 82016 499 1881 - 1953
28-Dec-2010 82030 12 1899 - 1971
29-Dec-2010 82044 26 1935 - 1971
30-Dec-2010 82059 41 1881- 1953

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ENVISAT

The following planned instrument unavailability period has been recorded after the ENVISAT Orbit change:

  • GOMOS - from 21-Oct-2010 23:59:00 to 29-Nov-2010 08:27:36 UTC

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Cultivated landscape of Spain

This Kompsat-2 image captures the meticulously planned cultivated landscape of the autonomous communities of Aragon (west) and Catalonia in north-eastern Spain.

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CryoSat Validation Workshop 2011

1 February 2011 - 3 February 2011

The second international CryoSat Workshop will take place on 1-3 February 2011 at ESA/ESRIN, Frascati (Rome), Italy. Further information including workshop objectives, deadlines, registration and abstract submission can be found on the workshop website.

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Sentinel Scientific Products for Land, Ocean, and Cryosphere: Assessment & Consolidation Workshop

22 March 2011 - 24 March 2011

The workshop (hosted in ESRIN, Frascati, Italy) will facilitate a broad discussion on the scientific potential of Sentinel 1, 2, and 3 measurements and products which could significantly advance the scientific progress in Land Surface, Solid Earth, Ocean and Cryosphere system research.

Registration deadline: 11 March 2011

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GOCE Level 2 software (XML parser) update available

26 November 2010

GOCE Level 2 software (XML parser) and User Manual - Version 2.5 issued.