During the third Automated Transfer Vehicle mission ATV-3 (from 23 March to 25 August 2012), both Envisat and ATV-3 are making use of the communication services provided by the Artemis Data Relay Satellite.
A new version of the Level 1c processor (v505) has been deployed in the operational chain on 21 March 2012.
Special Acquisition Plan
Earth Watching activities
See images from the Sandstorm in Yemen and Saudi Arabia event.
See also the Envisat MERIS image animation of the sandstorm on the ESA Portal
Image of the Week
Earth Observation Events
27 - 28 June 2012
The aim of this first GlobTemperature User Consultation Meeting which will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, is to survey users' requirements for satellite land surface temperature information.
The other objective of this meeting is to explore the feasibility of meeting them with available data and techniques, and set a list of priority requirements to be addressed by a potential future GlobTemperature project.
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.
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.
24 - 26 October 2012
The Eighth Conference on Image Information Mining will be held at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany in October 2012. The event is sponsored by European Image Information Mining Coordination Group (IIMCG) and the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS). This year's conference focuses on Knowledge Discovery from Earth Observation Data. The main topics to be discussed during the conference are: image information mining, image semantic automatic annotation, multi modal and multi-sensor information extraction. The event is aimed at European Space agencies and organisations, aerospace industry and research centres.
Earth Observation Resources
21 March 2012
A new release of the Basic Radar Altimetry Toolbox v3.1.0 is now available with improvements with respect to v3.0.