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ESA Swarm Call for Ideas for new data products and services

26 May 2016

A new call is open to solicit ideas for new data products and services for the European Space Agency's Swarm constellation mission.

Interested individuals or groups are encouraged to submit new Swarm product/service ideas by 1 July 2016.

EO Open Science Conference 2016 abstract submission deadline extended

24 May 2016

The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising the second Earth Observation Open Science community consultation at ESRIN (Frascati, Italy) from 12 to 14 September 2016 to explore the new challenges and opportunities for EO research created by the rapid developments in digital technologies.

Please note the deadline for abstract submission is 30 May 2016.

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Sun glitter reveals coastal waves

19 May 2016

Sentinel-2A is demonstrating how it can be used to help forecast ocean waves around our coasts: sunlight reflected from the water surface reveals complex waves as they encounter the coastline and seafloor off the tip of Dorre Island, Western Australia.

Swarm - Overflow values observed at times in the electron density

19 May 2016

We have recently noticed that the electron density contained in the Swarm EFIx_PL_1B products are at times affected by spike events, or overflows, of about 4.2 x 108 cm-3, whose duration usually does not exceed 1-2 seconds.

Dedicated special issue on SMOS in Remote Sensing of Environment (RSE): now published

18 May 2016

The dedicated special issue on SMOS: ‘ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission - Achievements and Applications' in the Remote Sensing of Environment (RSE) journal volume 180 (2016) is now available on the Science Direct website.

I-PAC Matera - Maintenance on 18 May 2016

16 May 2016

Due to a scheduled maintenance on Wednesday 18 May 2016 from 15:30 to 17:30 CEST, the following services may be affected:

  • Landsat 8 Catalogue availability
  • Retrieval of ALOS and ERS SAR on-request ordered products