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ERS-2 orbit change to 3 days repeat cycle

10 February 2011

Since launch back in 1995, ERS-2 has been operated in a 35 day repeat cycle called "multi-disciplinary" mission phase with the same ground track as Envisat until the orbital change in October 2010.

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Planning activities


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

Envisat Background Regional Mission planning (BRM) for ASAR and MERIS FR
The Envisat BRM plots for cycle 99 covering the period from 25 January to 24 February 2011 for respectively ASAR and MERIS FR, are now available online.
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Stormageddon - Snowstorm in the USA

This Envisat image captures one of serial snowstorms that hit the United States during January 2011.

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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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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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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