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Earthnet Online and EOPI websites are merging into a new portal

18 January 2012

Earthnet Online and ESA EO Principal Investigator's Portal - are moving to a new improved platform on 26/01/2012.

EOPI will be offline as of 23/01/2012 and Earthnet online will remain available while its content is updated.

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GOCE Level-1b Star Tracker data now available to users on GOCE's Virtual On-line Archive

18 January 2012

GOCE Star Tracker (STR) Level-1b data, not originally planned for release, are now being made available to users through the GOCE Virtual On-line Archive.

Proceedings of the 4th International GOCE User Workshop, 2011, now available on-line

18 January 2012

Workshop's presentations and posters (ESA publication CD SP-696), can now be downloaded from the GOCE main page under 'Key Resources'.

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ENVISAT altimetry RA2 processing back to nominal

02 January 2012

The previously reported degradation of the ENVISAT Altimetry production has been resolved.

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CryoSat ice satellite rides new waves

22 December 2011

ESA's CryoSat mission has been gathering detailed information on the thickness of Earth's ice since its launch in 2010.

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Earth Watching activities

See new MERIS Full Resolution images in the Full Swath Gallery:
  • Tropical Storm Thane
  • Fires (Savona - Italy)
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Arid Arabia

Most of Saudi Arabia has a desert climate and experiences extremely high temperatures, sometimes reaching up to 50°C in the summer.

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Insurance Industry 2012

23 - 24 February 2012

The European Space Agency is hosting an industry workshop in ESA-ESRIN in Frascati, Italy on 23 - 24 February 2012. Earth Observation (EO) data and services can deliver significant benefits to the scientific, public and private sector communities and this workshop examines the potential value of this data to the insurance industry.

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Sentinel-2 Preparatory Symposium

23 - 27 April 2012

The European Space Agency is organising the first 'Sentinel-2 Preparatory Symposium', which will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, from 23 to 27 April 2012.

The Symposium is open to ESA Principal Investigators, co-investigators, Sentinel-2 users, scientists, students, representatives from national, European and international space agencies and value adding industries.

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Atmospheric Science Conference 2012

18 - 22 June 2012

The European Space Agency is organizing a conference on the topical theme atmosphere to provide scientists and data users with the opportunity to present first-hand and up-to-date results from their ongoing research and application development activities using data from atmospheric instruments on ERS-2, Envisat, Metop and ESA Third Party Missions.

The Conference will be held at the Oud Sint Jan congress centre in Bruges in Belgium.


Abstract Submission deadline: 03 February 2012

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SeaSAR 2012 Workshop

18 - 22 June 2012

The European Space Agency and the Norwegian Space Centre are jointly organising the fourth SAR oceanography workshop, SEASAR 2012, entitled "Advances in SAR Oceanography", which is to be hosted in Tromso, Norway, from 18 to 22 June 2012.

The workshop is open to scientists and students in the field of SAR oceanography including ESA Principle Investigators and co-investigators, to users of data from future SAR missions like Sentinel-1 and Radarsat Constellation Mission (RCM) and to representatives from national, European and international space agencies and value adding industry.


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ESA EO Summer School 2012 on earth system monitoring and modelling

30 July - 10 August 2012

The European Space Agency (ESA) organizes a series of summer schools on Monitoring of the Earth System to promote the exploitation of Earth Observation EO data across disciplines, with a specific focus on their assimilation into Earth System models.

The two-week course, held in ESA/ESRIN (near Rome, Italy) during August (typically every two years) aims to provide students with an integrated end-to-end perspective going from measurement techniques to end-user applications.

The school is open to young researchers (Ph.D. students, young post-doctoral scientists) who are specialised in a variety of Earth Science disciplines and wish to expand and improve their knowledge and skills.


Deadline for applications: 29 February 2012

Online Application Form

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20 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry

24 - 29 September 2012

To mark the 20 year anniversary of the launch of ERS-1 and TOPEX/POSEIDON, ESA, in collaboration with the French Space Agency, CNES, organised a Symposium in Venice, Italy. This event was sponsored by other partner agencies and organisations supporting the development of altimetry.

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3rd MERIS/(A)ATSR & OLCI/SLSTR Preparatory Workshop

15 - 19 October 2012

The European Space Agency, together with Eumetsat, is organising the 3rd MERIS/(A)ATSR and OCLI-SLSTR (Sentinel-3) Preparatory Workshop, which will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, from 15 to 19 October 2012.

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New AMORGOS release 4.0p1

An updated version of AMORGOS (v4.0p1) has been released.