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ESRIN - Power outage on 07 May 2011

06 May 2011

Due to a scheduled maintenance, a power outage is foreseen at ESRIN on Saturday 7 May 2011 from 09:00 to 19:30 CET.

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ESA expands its Earth-exploring service

Since 2006 ESA has been making satellite images of Earth available to anyone wanting to explore the planet in near-real time.

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MIPAS processor Version 5.06: operational switch-on in NRT and off-line processing sites

04 May 2011

The new MIPAS/ENVISAT operational processor (IPF) Version 5.06 was successfully activated in Near Real Time and off-line processing centers on 3 May 2011.

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Meteo upgrade for OFL altimetry products

02 May 2011

ESA is pleased to announce an update of the OFL altimetric processing chain at F-PAC.

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Official release of GOSAT L2 products

03 May 2011

The GOSAT L2 products are now available to the ESA scientific user community.

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Planning activities


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

Satellite: ERS-2
Date Orbit Track Frames
14-May-2011 83990 24 783 - 837
17-May-2011 84033 24 783 - 837
20-May-2011 84076 24 783 - 837
23-May-2011 84119 24 783 - 837

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
27-May-2011 48314 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
31-May-2011 48364 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
04-June-2011 48429 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
07-June-2011 48472 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
08-June-2011 48479 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
15-June-2011 48587 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
19-June-2011 48637 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
23-June-2011 48702 ASA_IM_IS6_HH

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
30-Apr-2011 47928 ASA_WS_HH
03-May-2011 47964 ASA_WS_HH
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Baltic ice

This Envisat image captures ice covering parts of the Gulf of Bothnia (top), the Gulf of Finland (middle right) and the Gulf of Riga (bottom right) last week.

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Fringe 2011 Workshop - Advances in the Science and Applications of SAR Interferometry

19 September 2011 - 23 September 2011

The European Space Agency is organising Fringe 2011, its 8th International Workshop on "Advances in the Science and Applications of SAR Interferometry", which will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, between 19 - 23 September 2011. The series of workshops started in 1992 and are currently organised by ESA every two years.

Registration opened: 15 July 2011

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Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science

29 November 2011 - 2 December 2011

This joint ESA-SOLAS-EGU conference aims at bringing together the EO and SOLAS communities, as well as scientific institutions and space agencies involved in the observation, characterisation and forecasting of ocean-atmosphere interactions and their impacts.

Paper submission deadline and Symposium: 29 November - 02 December 2011