EO Data Quality
The Sensor Performance and Product Algorithm (SPPA) is the element of the ESA Earth Observation ground segment responsible for and performing Algorithm Development, Cal/Val and Quality Control.
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Open Opportunities for Researchers
The S3VT call is open to relevant and interested groups and individuals worldwide; group responses are particularly welcome.
Interested users may - at any time - submit proposals for the use of Swarm validated Level 1b and Level 2 data through a dedicated interface.
The ESA-developed Sentinel satellite - Sentinel-2A - was launched today, adding a high-resolution optical imaging capability to the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.
The 1.1 tonne satellite was carried on a Vega rocket from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 01:52 GMT on 23 June (03:52 CEST; 22:52 local time, 22 June).
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21 August 2015
Satellite images show that the fastest moving glacier in the world shed a chunk of ice measuring around 12.5 sq km this week - one of the most significant calving events on record.