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Reorganisation of the MIPAS dataset at D-PAC on 14 Feb 2011

01 February 2011

The MIPAS Level 1 and Level 2 datasets stored at D-PAC will be reorganised in order to simplify the data access to the users. The full time series of each product level will be accessible through a single account.

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Extension of ESA/JAXA agreement for ALOS data distribution by ADEN node

28 January 2011

The ESA/JAXA agreement regarding distribution of ALOS data to scientific and commercial users has been extended until end March 2011.

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Planning activities


Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available.
Special acquisition plans

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
06-Feb-2011 46740 ASA_WS_HH

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
02-Feb-2011 46680 ASA_IM_IS3_HH

Earth Watching activities

Images have been published for the following events:

Call for papers

Announcement of a Special Issue of Advances in Space Research on Oceanography, Cryosphere and Freshwater Flux to the Ocean - call for papers.

This special issue is open to all scientists who may have an appropriate scientific paper related to the global and accurate monitoring of the state of the physical and biogeochemical ocean and of the cryosphere from space-borne observations. Find out more .

Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2011

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Danube Delta

This composite image, acquired by Envisat's radar instrument, shows the Danube Delta, Europe's best preserved river delta.

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4th International GOCE User Workshop

31 March 2011 - 1 April 2011

This workshop is intended to provide potential users of GOCE data products with the opportunity to obtain the latest information on satellite performance as well as details regarding ground segment operations, data products and user services.

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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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AMORGOS: Envisat 2010+ compliant version for Linux

01 February 2011

As a result of recent changes in the orbit of the Envisat platform version 3.0 of the AMORGOS tool cannot satisfactorily process MERIS products acquired after 21 October 2010.