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Update on anomaly in GOCE telemetry reception

03 August 2010

A first communication on the anomaly preventing the correct on-ground reception of software-generated telemetry from GOCE was posted on 22 July. Since then a significant amount of work has been done by a joint team of experts from industry and ESA.

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SCIAMACHY Level 2 data re-processing with SGP 5.01 and data re-organization at D-PAC

02 August 2010

The full-mission reprocessing of SCIAMACHY consolidated Level 2 data with processor version 5.01 has commenced at D-PAC.

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Planning Activities


Plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week are available here.
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Planning over the Flood in Pakistan

Satellite: Envisat
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
03-Aug-2010 44054 ASA_IM_IS1_HH
04-Aug-2010 44061 ASA_IM_IS1_HH
06-Aug-2010 44097 ASA_IM_IS2_HH

Satellite: ERS-2
Date Orbit Track Frames
11-Aug-2010 80033 19 351-459
11-Aug-2010 80039 25 2943-3213
12-Aug-2010 80054 40 3105-3303

Earth Watching Activities

New image has been published for the following event:

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Moscow, Central Russia

Central Russia and the Moscow region are experiencing their hottest July in history, with record temperatures reaching over 35ºC posing a high fire risk. Envisat's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer acquired this image on 29 July 2010 at a resolution of 300 m.

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Fourth Coastal Altimetry Workshop

14 October 2010 - 15 October 2010

The international community of scientists working on development and applications of altimetry in the coastal zone is meeting again in Porto this coming October for the 4th Workshop of this successful Coastal Altimetry series, hosted by the Faculty of Science, University of Porto.

Registration deadline: 15 September 2010