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Second Generation GOCE Gravity field solutions released

11 March 2011

Second generation GOCE gravity field solution are now available to the user community.

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Start of Envisat RA-2 Mission reprocessing campaign at F-PAC

17 March 2011

The full-mission reprocessing of the Envisat Altimetry Level 2 data set V2.1 has commenced at F-PAC.

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SMOS + Innovation ITT announcement

10 March 2011

The SMOS + Innovation ITT has just been released.

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Planning activities


Special acquisition plans

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
20-Mar-2011 47337 ASA_WS_HH
23-Mar-2011 47380 ASA_WS_HH
21-Mar-2011 47344 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
01-Apr-2011 47502 ASA_IM_IS6_HH
20-Apr-2011 47775 ASA_IM_IS6_HH

Satellite: ERS-2
Date Orbit Track Frames
12-Mar-2011 83087 24 783 - 837
15-Mar-2011 83130 24 783 - 837
18-Mar-2011 83173 24 783 - 837
21-Mar-2011 83216 24 783 - 837
24-Mar-2011 83259 24 783 - 837

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
11-Mar-2011 47202 ASA_WS_HH
22-Mar-2011 47360 ASA_IM_IS2_VV
23-Mar-2011 47382 ASA_IM_IS6_VV
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Irrigated desert, Southern California

The rich agricultural soils of the Imperial Valley in the desert region of Southern California, US, are featured in this image acquired by Japan's four-tonne ALOS Earth observation satellite.

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Advanced Training Course on Land Remote Sensing 2011

12 September 2011 - 16 September 2011

The European Space Agency is organising a series of advanced thematic training courses devoted to train the next generation of EO PIs to exploit data from ESA and Third Party EO Missions for science and applications development.

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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

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New RSS Portal now available online!

10 March 2011

Besides an overall introduction to the Research and Service Support (RSS) service, the Portal provides detailed information on and access to several EO data users oriented environments and resources, such as Grid Processing on Demand, Knowledge-centred Earth Observation, Multi-Sensor Evolution Analysis, Reference Data Set, and Service Support Environment.