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Cryosat-2 Data Announcement of Opportunity

The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 March 2009.

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ERS-2 SAR - Acquisition Plan

Access here the plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week.


Planning over the North Dakota Flood (USA) of 25 March 2009
Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: ASAR
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
27-Mar-2009 36975 ASA_IM_IS1_HH
29-Mar-2009 37011 ASA_IM_IS3_HH
30-Mar-2009 37018 ASA_IM_IS2_HH
01-Apr-2009 37054 ASA_IM_IS1_HH
02-Apr-2009 37061 ASA_IM_IS3_HH
Planning over the Namibia Flood of 20 March 2009
Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: ASAR
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
20-Mar-2009 36884 ASA_WS_HH
23-Mar-2009 36927 ASA_WS_VV
24-Mar-2009 36934 ASA_WS_HH
Planning over the Tonga Volcano/Earthquake of 19 March 2009
Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: ASAR
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
31-Mar-2009 37042 ASA_IM_IS6_VV
03-Apr-2009 37078 ASA_IM_IS2_VV
03-Apr-2009 37085 ASA_IM_IS4_VV
Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: MERIS
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
27-Mar-2009 36985 MER_FR
30-Mar-2009 37028 MER_FR
02-Apr-2009 37071 MER_FR
03-Apr-2009 37085 MER_FR
05-Apr-2009 37114 MER_FR
Additional planning over the Indiana Flood of 13 March 2009
Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: ASAR
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
20-Mar-2009 36884 ASA_WS_HH
23-Mar-2009 36927 ASA_WS_VV
24-Mar-2009 36934 ASA_WS_HH
Minimize Image of the Week
Southern Europe

Southern Europe

This image, which highlights a cloud-free southern Europe, with Spain (lower left), France (centre), Switzerland (upper right) and Italy (lower right) all visible, was acquired by Envisat's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) instrument on 16 March 2009, working in Full Resolution mode to provide a spatial resolution of 300 m.

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2nd Advanced Training Course on Ocean Remote Sensing

Bergen, Norway, 28 September - 2 October 2009

The European Space Agency is organizing a series of regular advanced thematic training courses devoted to the exploitation of Earth Observation data from ESA and Third Party Mission instruments for ocean, land and atmosphere applications.