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
ESA is pleased to announce the reopening of the Announcement of Opportunity (AO) call for the Aeolus Mission.
Within the framework of its Copernicus missions, ESA is pleased to announce the Sentinel-5 Precursor Calibration and Validation Team Call.
The Open Science Earth Observation (OSEO) call offers to scientists the opportunity to exploit at no cost a full archive of optical EO data for science, applications and technological innovation, by offering services which exploit state of the art ICT.
The S3VT call is open to relevant and interested groups and individuals worldwide; group responses are particularly welcome.
11 September 2018
Feeding a growing global population is a major concern, but efforts to grow more food will place an added burden on precious supplies of freshwater.
A paper published recently explores a new approach for quantifying irrigation by using soil-moisture observations from satellites such as ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission.
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15 September 2018
Making landfall in the US state of North Carolina on 14 September, Hurricane Florence is causing widespread damage and flooding.
With lives and property at risk, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was standing by ready to map the floods to help relief efforts.