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GOCE first results presented

21 January 2010

GOCE first results presented at the 2009 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting are now also available online for users to consult.

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New Envisat-ERS Tandem Campaign

21 January 2010

A new Envisat-ERS CInSAR campaign is being planned in the periods:

16 February - 27 April 2010, covering Antarctica targets;
6 July - 14 September 2010, covering northern hemisphere targets (mainly at high latitudes).

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Planning Activities


Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available here.

Satellite: ERS
Date Orbit Track Frames
19-Jan-2010 77112 104 351-387
22-Jan-2010 77155 147 351-369
26-Jan-2010 77219 211 3213-3249
29-Jan-2010 77262 254 3213-3249
07-Feb-2010 77384 376 351-387
11-Feb-2010 77448 440 3213-3249


Satellite: ENVISAT
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
19-Jan-2010 41240 ASA_IM_IS1_VV
20-Jan-2010 41261 ASA_IM_IS6_VV
22-Jan-2010 41283 ASA_WS_VV
23-Jan-2010 41304 ASA_WS_VV
25-Jan-2010 41326 ASA_WS_VV
26-Jan-2010 41347 ASA_IM_IS2_VV
07-Feb-2010 41512 ASA_IM_IS2_VV
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Due to a planned outgassing the following instrument unavailability period has been recorded:

  • AATSR IR-CHANNELS from 11-Jan-2010 09:01:00 to 14-Jan-2010 14:07:00 UTC

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Due to an on-board anomaly the following instrument unavailability period has been recorded:

  • SCIAMACHY from 15-Jan-2010 09:31:18 to 16-Jan-2010 10:50:52 UTC

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Arctic islands

This Envisat radar image features the eastern side of Ellesmere Island (left), the northernmost Canadian island, and portions of the northwest coast of Greenland (right), the worlds largest island.

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5th ESA EO Summer School

2 August 2010 - 13 August 2010

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New release of DESCW (v 4.71)

A new version of DESCW (v 4.71) is now available online.