02 September 2010
Due to maintenance, a network downtime is foreseen at ESRIN (PDHS-E) on Monday 6 September 2010 am for approximately 4 hours. The downtime will impact the distribution of ERS and Envisat Near Real Time data as well as access to online archives (FTP, Rolling Archive, EWFS, MERCI MERIS and MERCI MODIS).
01 September 2010
Due to reception problems at the Beijing (BE) station, the ERS-2 Low Rate (LR) acquisitions have been suspended as from 2 August 2010. Work is ongoing to solve the system problems as soon as possible. ERS-2 High Rate (HR) data is not affected and scheduled SAR data is nominally acquired.
Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available.
Special acquisition plans
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Earth Observation Events
14 October 2010 - 15 October 2010
The international community of scientists working on development and applications of altimetry in the coastal zone is meeting again in Porto this coming October for the 4th Workshop of this successful Coastal Altimetry series, hosted by the Faculty of Science, University of Porto.
Registration deadline: 15 September 2010
17 January 2011 - 21 January 2011
ESA is organising the 1st Advanced Course on Radar Polarimetry, a devoted course on SAR Polarimetry, Polarimetric Interferometry and its applications. The course will be hosted in ESRIN, Frascati, Italy on 17-21 January 2011.
PhD students from European countries and Canada, interested in Radar polarimetry, are invited to attend. Subject to availability, Principal Investigators and students from all other countries are also welcome to apply.