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EO-SSO - EO Support registration

ESA is pleased to announce the opening of the new web-based customer interface system, EO Support, for any interaction related to the Earth Observation matters.

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MIPAS dataset at D-PAC: starting removal of old (P-flag) level 1 products

14 July 2011

As announced before (see MIPAS dataset at D-PAC: removal of old Level 1 dataset) please note that the old MIPAS Level 1 dataset, corresponding to processor version 4.xx and processing flag 'P', will now be progressively removed from the D-PAC ftp server.

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Special acquisition plans

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument mode
05-Aug-2011 49315 ASA_IM_IS6_HH

Earth Watching activities

New images have been published for the following event:
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Due to an on-board anomaly the following instrument unavailability period has been recorded:

  • SCIAMACHY from 16 July 2011 15:45:57 to 19 July 2011 08:02:55 UTC

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Lake Sulunga, Tanzania

Sulunga straddles the border of the Dodoma and Singida regions. Singida is one of the poorest regions in Tanzania even though it is home to part of the Kizigo Game Reserve, which spreads into the two regions to the south.

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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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SMOS Science Workshop

27 September 2011 - 29 September 2011

The French space agency (CNES) and the European Space Agency are jointly organising a workshop, in France, to provide scientists and data users with the opportunity to present results from their research activities exploiting data from the SMOS mission.

Registration deadline: 30 July 2011

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5th Coastal Altimetry Workshop

16 October 2011 - 18 October 2011

The international community of scientists working on development and applications of altimetry in the coastal zone are meeting in San Diego, USA, between the 16-18 October 2011.

The aim of these workshops is to bring together people dealing with satellite altimetry applied to the Coastal Zone to discuss a range of topics, from data processing through emerging applications to new technologies.

Abstract submission for posters and registration deadline: 09 September 2011

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Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science

29 November 2011 - 2 December 2011

This joint ESA-SOLAS-EGU conference aims at bringing together the EO and SOLAS communities, as well as scientific institutions and space agencies involved in the observation, characterisation and forecasting of ocean-atmosphere interactions and their impacts.

Paper submission deadline and Symposium: 29 November - 02 December 2011

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American Geophysical Union meeting

5 December 2011 - 9 December 2011

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting in San Francisco will have a special session dedicated to CryoSat: C05, CryoSat-2: Science and Validation During the First Year and The Outlook for Sentinel 3.

Abstract deadline: 04 August 2011

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GRSG AGM and OGEO Workshop 2011

7 December 2011 - 9 December 2011

'Advances in geological remote sensing' is this year's theme for the Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG) AGM. The event to be held in Frascati, Italy, also includes the second OGEO workshop aimed at bridging the oil and gas sector with the EO Service community. The GRSG will address applied and fundamental research that explores the application of remote sensing in mapping, monitoring and understanding the relationship between geology and the environment.

Paper submission deadline: 30 September 2011