16 September 2010
The extension of the current Envisat phase, up until the Envisat Orbit change scheduled on 22 October 2010, has been implemented in the EOLI-SA catalogue. Envisat acquisition requests can now be submitted via EOLI-SA up to and including orbit 45197.
Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available.
Special acquisition plans
Planning over the Sudan Flood
Planning over the Argentina Coast Oil Spill
Earth Watching activities
Image of the Week
Envisat captures sand and dust from the Sahara Desert blowing west across Mauritania (top), Senegal (middle) and Guinea Bissau (bottom) and over the North Atlantic Ocean before turning in a northerly direction just above the Cape Verde islands.
Earth Observation Events
17 January 2011 - 21 January 2011
ESA is organising the 1st Advanced Course on Radar Polarimetry, a devoted course on SAR Polarimetry, Polarimetric Interferometry and its applications. The course will be hosted in ESRIN, Frascati, Italy on 17-21 January 2011.
PhD students from European countries and Canada, interested in Radar polarimetry, are invited to attend. Subject to availability, Principal Investigators and students from all other countries are also welcome to apply.
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.
1 February 2011 - 3 February 2011
The second international CryoSat Workshop will take place on 1-3 February 2011 at ESA/ESRIN, Frascati (Rome), Italy. Further information including workshop objectives, deadlines, registration and abstract submission can be found on the workshop website.