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Resources for your EO research, application or service

As part of ESA's Earth Observation Ground Segment Department, RSS has the mission to provide tools and services that support the user community in EO data exploitation.

RSS provides as well this e-collaboration area, called "Join&Share", to find or exchange information, and share ideas on Earth Observation data exploitation related projects.

To log in you can use your EO SSO account. If you don't have one, you can register here

Latest Blog Post

RSS presents new service options at EO Open Science 2017
26 September 2017

This week Earth Observation data users (EO researchers, teachers, students, service companies, start-ups, etc) can meet the RSS team at the 3rd consultation meeting on EO Open Science in ESA/ESRIN (Frascati, Italy). Besides the 3-minute pitch planned on Day 2 (Paper 184), a...

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New sample CryoSat NetCDF Ocean Products available to users
13 October 2017
   

CryoSat users are informed that a new sample of the latest CryoSat Ocean Products in NetCDF is now available to download below. This test data has been processed with the updated Baseline-C Ocean Processors, which now generate three classes of products, each with different delivery latencies: Near-Real Time Ocean Products (NOP) –

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Secrets of hidden ice canyons revealed
11 October 2017
   

We are all aware that Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, but recently scientists have also discovered huge canyons cutting through the underbelly of these shelves, potentially making them even more fragile. Thanks to the CryoSat and Sentinel-1 missions, new light is being shed on this hidden world. Antarctica is surrounded by ice shelves, whic

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CryoSat NetCDF Ocean Products release schedule
4 September 2017
   

Following the publication of some intermediary data samples, CryoSat scientific users are informed that ESA is progressing towards the operational release of the new Ocean Products in NetCDF format. After the analysis of the test data, it has been decided to apply some minor changes to a few variable attributes (e.g. names). Consequently, it is no

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Sample NetCDF Ocean Products available to users
7 August 2017
   

CryoSat users are informed that a sample of the new CryoSat Ocean Products in NetCDF is now available to download here. This test data has been processed with the new Baseline-C Ocean Processors, which now generate three classes of products, each with different delivery latencies: Near-Real Time Ocean Products (NOP) –

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Product Quality Status Document for CryoSat Ice Products updated
4 August 2017
   

CryoSat users are informed that an updated version of the CryoSat Product Quality Status Document is now available. This document provides CryoSat users with details of all the known anomalies that are being tracked, that could affect the quality of the CryoSat Ice Level-1 and Level-2 data products operationally generated by the Ice Processor and

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Operational News

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22 September 2017 Catalogue maintenance on 22/09/2017  

Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the catalogue will be unavailable on 22/09/2017 during the afternoon. Thank you for your collaboration.

7 June 2017 G-POD Portal Unavailable  

Due to a temporary issue the G-POD portal is not available. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you. RSS Operations Team  

1 June 2017 EO-SSO system maintenance  

A planned system maintenance of EO-SSO will be affecting the availability of G-POD service on Monday 5 June 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 CEST.

29 May 2017 ASAR Medium Resolution data possible unavailability  

Due to a planned maintenance on the system, ASAR Medium Resolution data could be temporarily not available for processing from today 29/05/2017 at 17:00 CEST until tomorrow 30/05/2017 at 10:00 CEST.

3 May 2017 EO-SSO system maintenance  

A planned system maintenance will be affecting the availability of G-POD service at ESA-ESRIN on Thursday 04 May 2017 from 09:00 to 12:00 CEST.