12 January 2010
A scheduled AATSR outgassing was initiated on Monday, 11 January 2010 at 09:00, and is expected to be completed by Thursday, 14 January 2010 09:06.
The Envisat data transmission via Artemis (ESA Data Relay Satellite) will be interrupted for approximately one day as a consequence of the use of Artemis to support the forthcoming launch of the USV-2 (Unmanned Space Vehicle) mission.
14 January 2010
An ERS-2 acquisition campaign is foreseen for the period 12 January - 15 February 2010.
22 December 2009
From 1 January 2010 and until further notice, the acquisition of ERS-2 SAR data shall not be performed anymore at the Gatineau and Prince Albert stations for any requests which do not originate from the Government of Canada.
Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available here.
Planning of 13 January 2010 over the Haiti Earthquake
Planning of 10 January 2010 over the Tungurahua Volcano (Ecuador)
Image of the Week
This image captures the rugged and remote Kamchatka Peninsula on Russia's East Coast. The 1250-km long peninsula lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. This image was acquired by Envisat's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) instrument on 12 November 2009, working in Reduced Resolution mode to provide a spatial resolution of 1200 m.
Earth Observation Events
8 June 2010 - 12 June 2010
The IPY Oslo Science Conference will demonstrate, strengthen, and
extend the International Polar Year's accomplishments in science
and outreach. The conference is an essential opportunity to display
and explore the full breadth and implications of IPY activities.