Minimize Earth Science Data Long Term Preservation Survey

As partner of the European Union's FP7 PARSE.Insight project ESA is issuing a survey to better understand and evaluate the needs and requirements of the Earth Observation user community on Long Term Preservation of historical environmental data.


The result of this survey will be used as basis for a set of initiatives
related to this challenging activity.


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Access here the plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week.


Planning over the Angola flood of 13 May 2009
Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: ASAR
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
13-May-2009 37650 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
15-May-2009 37686 ASA_WS_HH
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Suez Canal, Egypt

This Envisat radar image was obtained by combining three Envisat Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar acquisitions (17 September 2007, 31 December 2007 and 10 November 2008) taken over the same area. The colours in the image result from variations in the surface that occurred between acquisitions.

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SEASAR 2010 Workshop

Frascati, Italy, 9 - 13 November 2009

The European Space Agency is organising its third SAR oceanography workshop, SEASAR 2010, entitled "Advances in SAR Oceanography from ENVISAT, ERS and ESA third party missions", which will be hosted at ESA ESRIN in Frascati, Italy, from 25 to 29 January 2010.
Deadline for Submission of Abstracts is 16 September 2009.