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New deadline for abstract submissions for the ESA Living Planet Symposium.

12 November 2009

The deadline for abstract submissions for the ESA Living Planet Symposium (Bergen, Norway) has been extended to 1 December 2009. Visit the Symposium Website for more information about the event.

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Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available here.
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Due to an on-board anomaly, the following instrument unavailability period has been recorded:

  • RA from 15-Nov-2009 05.49.57 to 16-Nov-2009 10.54.00 UTC

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Depression in the North Sea

This Envisat image captures a depression, or low pressure system, covering most of the North Sea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean, on Monday 2 November. Envisats Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) optical instrument acquired this image working in Full Resolution mode to provide a spatial resolution of 300 m.

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SEASAR 2010 Workshop

25 January 2010 - 29 January 2010

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 registration is 16 December 2009.

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BRAT version 2.1.0 released

The Basic Radar Altimetry Toolbox project (BRAT) aims to provide scientists with tools for ingesting, processing, viewing and analysing Satellite Radar Altimetry products.
Version 2.1.0 is now available on line, which includes e.g. update and improvements to product format specifications (codadef) for Envisat RA2 and CryoSat and corrects some issues of the previous version.