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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.

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

Latest Blog Post

RSS presenting at Big Data from Space 2019 in Munich
14 February 2019

Next week, RSS will be presenting at the Big Data from Space Conference 2019 in Munich, Germany. We will contribute both with a demo of the RSS service and a poster presentation regarding our new "Analysis Ready Data (ARD) on-demand"...

Latest News

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CryoSat SIRAL instrument anomaly on 7 July 2019
8 July 2019

The CryoSat SIRAL instrument entered stand by mode at 01:53 UTC on 7 July. The instrument was successfully restarted and will resume normal operations by the afternoon of 8 July.   The precise unavailability time will be assessed once normal operations resume.   We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Cryosat magnetometer data now available to support Swarm Sciences
5 July 2019

We are pleased to announce the new release of magnetic field data recorded by Fluxgate magnetometers operating on-board ESA CryoSat mission.   The newly released data cover the period August 2010 until December 2018 and will be particularly useful to complement Swarm data in characterizing Earth's magnetic field variations and the near

CryoSat New Geographical Mask in support to the French/US SWOT mission
5 July 2019

A new Geographical Mode Mask (v 4.0) will be operational from week_34 2019 (19 August 2019 - 26 August 2019) onwards. The mask is the basis of the CryoSat mission planning and defines the mode switching of the SIRAL instrument while the satellite revolves around the Earth.     This new map includes several new SAR areas whi

CryoSat abstracts for Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Meeting - deadline 21 June
20 June 2019

CryoSat experts and scientific users are encouraged to submit abstracts for the Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Meeting (OSTST, Chicago, 21-25 October 2019).   Abstracts are also required for the splinter session "Science IV: Altimetry for Cryosphere and Hydrology".   Information for the meeting can be found at the OS

CryoSat NRT data unavailability update
12 June 2019

Following the news of 10 June we are glad to inform CryoSat data users that NRT L1b products are available again on the Science Server since 11 June.   L2 data is remains unavailable. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Operational News

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26 March 2019 Scheduled maintenance on G-POD processing platform on March, 27th 2019  

Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the web-site could be temporarily unavailable on 27/03/2019. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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.

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...