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GOCE mass property history now available

13 January 2011

The evolution of the GOCE mass properties due to Xenon and Nitrogen propellant consumption since launch is now available to all users. It is expected to be particularly helpful for precise orbit computations.

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O'Higgins (TF), Antarctica

13 January 2011

The ERS-2 acquisition campaign planned for the period 15 November - 22 December 2010 has been extended until 1 February 2011. The baseline planning is available in the catalogue. Additional requests should be submitted through EOLI-SA according to the normal procedure.

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Planning activities


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

Planning over the Brazil Flood

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
12-Jan-2011 46374 ASA_WS_VV

Satellite: ERS-2
Date Orbit Track Frames
16-Jan-2011 82300 282 4365 - 4401
21-Jan-2011 82365 347 6381 - 6417
Additional planning over the Australia Flood

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
16-Jan-2011 46438 ASA_WS_HH

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Inundated areas of Australia

This image acquired by Envisat on 2 January shows the inundated areas currently causing misery in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland.

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POLinSAR 2011

24 January 2011 - 28 January 2011

The European Space Agency is organising POLinSAR 2011, the 5th International Workshop on Science and Applications of SAR Polarimetry and Polarimetric Interferometry, which will be hosted in ESRIN, Frascati, Italy on 24-28 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