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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.
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From November 12th to 16th during theÂ Î¦ week 2018 at ESRIN in Frascati, the ESA Research and Service Support (RSS) staff will be available to answer questions about new solutions for EO data exploitation. As a matter of fact, the RSS service makes...
US government shutdown effects on CryoSat geophysical corrections and parameters 23 January 2019
The CryoSat users are informed that the US government shutdown currently on-going is affecting the services that are responsible for providing NOAA's input data products used in CryoSat ice and ocean processing chains. Â The CryoSat L1b and L2 products with dates of validity starting on 21 December 2018 are therefore affected by this s!DOCTYPE>...
7th CryoSat Quality Working Group Meeting - Presentations now online 20 December 2018
After the successful 7th CryoSat Quality Working Group (QWG) meeting (which was held at ESA/ESRIN from 26 - 28 November 2018), all the presentations are now available to download.!DOCTYPE>
CryoSat Quality Working Group Meeting 7 16 November 2018
The 7th CryoSat Quality Working Group (QWG) meeting will take place from 26 to 28 November 2018 and will be hosted by the European Space Agency (ESA) at ESRIN in Frascati (Rome), Italy. CryoSat QWG and validation experts will attend the meeting to present and discuss their latest results about the CryoSat Ocean Processor Baseline-C (e.g. FDM vs NO!DOCTYPE>...
CryoSat data unavailability on 04 October 2018 4 October 2018
CryoSat scientific data users are informed that due to planned platform maintenance activities, SIRAL will be unavailable today the 04 October 2018 from 09:25:00 UTC (to StandBy). Â The nominal operations will not be resumed before 11:10:12 UTC (to_SIN), the exact time will be confirmed in a following news item.!DOCTYPE>
CryoSat data unavailability update 4 October 2018
Further to the unavailability notice published earlier today, we would like to inform users that the maintenance was completed successfully, and the SIRAL instrument resumed operations at 11:10 UTC as originally planned. Â Full data unavailability shall be consolidated and announced on the CryoSat Data Unavailability PeriodsÂ&nbs!DOCTYPE>...
|27 November 2018||
Catalogue maintenance on 28/11/2018
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD catalogue on Nov 28th 2018 processing tasks may be affected, as data access could not work properly during the maintenance. We apology for the...
|3 September 2018||
Catalogue maintenance on Sept. 4th 2018
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD catalogue, processing tasks may fail on Sept. 4th 2018. We apology for the inconvenience.!DOCTYPE>
|29 August 2018||
Maintenance on Operational CE 02 on August 30th
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the Computing Element - Operational CE 02 - will be unavailable on 30/08/2018 during the full day. Tasks already running on such engine will not complete. Partial results can...
|14 June 2018||
Maintenance on June 14th 2018
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, some Computing Elements (ESRIN CE 01 SL6 64bits Optimised for S3, ESRIN CE 01 SL6 64bits and KLIMA CE ESRIN) will be unavailable on 14/06/2018 during the full day. Tasks...
|14 February 2018||
G-POD scheduled downtime for maintenance on February 15th 2018
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the platform will be unavailable on 15/02/2018 during the full day. We apology for the inconvenience.!DOCTYPE>