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ESA makes first GOCE dataset available

09 June 2010

The first products based on GOCE satellite data are now available online through ESA's Earth observation user services tools. ESA launched the satellite in March 2009 on a mission to map Earth's gravity with unprecedented accuracy and spatial resolution.

ESA Invitation to Tender for novel research and application related to GOCE data

27 April 2010

Within the context of the Support to Science Element (STSE) of ESA's Earth observation programme, the Agency is announcing an invitation to tender for novel research and application based on GOCE data. The deadline for proposals has - upon request from bidders - been extended to 16 July 2010.

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MIPAS processor Version 5.05: schedule of operational switch-on in NRT and off-line processing sites

09 June 2010

As previously announced (news of 3 June 2010) the ENVISAT/MIPAS operational processor (IPF) Version 5.05 will be switched-on in the ESA Ground Segment. The new processor will allow the operational processing of MIPAS Level 2 data.

Complete AATSR L2P Archive now available

08 June 2010

This newly completed archive presents the release of a large and complete ATSR-1/ATSR-2/AATSR consolidated data set. The archive will continue to be updated with AATSR data approximately 2 weeks after data is available at UK-MM-PAF.

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Planning Activities


Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available here.
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Planning over the Tropical cyclone Sindh, Coast of Karachi

Satellite: ENVISAT
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
09-Jun-2010 43267 ASA_IM_IS1_HH
12-Jun-2009 43310 ASA_IM_IS2_HH
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This Envisat image features a smoke-free Iceland. Although the island has received a lot of attention in the past months for its volcanic activity, it is also home to numerous glaciers, lakes, lava and hot springs. The image was acquired by Envisats Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer on 24 May 2010 at a resolution of 300 m.

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ESA Living Planet Symposium 2010

28 June 2010 - 2 July 2010

The 2010 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium follows the previous successful ENVISAT Symposia in Montreux (2007), Salzburg (2004), Gothenburg (2000), Florence (1997), Hamburg (1993) and Cannes (1992). The Symposium will provide an opportunity to present results from missions in exploitation (ERS-2, ENVISAT, GOCE, SMOS, CRYOSAT, Third Party Missions) and to introduce future ESA missions (GMES Sentinels, Earth Explorers, meteorological missions) and national EO missions.