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Beijing (BE), China - ERS-2 SAR data unavailability

09 July 2009

Due to system upgrade foreseen on 17/18 July 2009, the ERS-2 SAR acquisitions will be suspended. ERS-2 Low Rate (LR) data will be acquired nominally.

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Planning Activities


Access here the plots of the planned ERS-2 SAR acquisitions for the coming week.
Planning over the Vietnam flood of 7 July 2009

Satellite: Envisat
Instrument: ASAR
Date Orbit Instrument Mode
10-Jul-2009 38477 ASA_IM_IS5_HH
13-Jul-2009 38520 ASA_IM_IS3_HH
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Madagascar, Indian Ocean

Madagascar, the world's fourth largest island, is highlighted in this Envisat image.
This image was acquired by Envisat's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) instrument on 30 June 2009, working in Full Resolution mode to provide a spatial resolution of 300 m.

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SEASAR 2010 Workshop

25 January 2010 - 29 January 2010

The European Space Agency is organising its third SAR oceanography workshop, SEASAR 2010, entitled "Advances in SAR Oceanography from ENVISAT, ERS and ESA third party missions", which will be hosted at ESA ESRIN in Frascati, Italy, from 25 to 29 January 2010.
Deadline for registration is 16 December 2009.

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Third Coastal Altimetry Workshop

17 September 2009 - 18 September 2009

This 3rd Coastal Altimetry Workshop is intended to review progress in retrieving altimeter data in the coastal zone and to strengthen the links between the coastal altimetry community and the wider range of users, including scientists and those responsible for data integration. One expected outcome will be to inform users of progress made toward exploitation.
Deadline for registration is 30 July 2009.