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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 demos at EGU, Fringe and Multitemp 2017
19 May 2017

After EGU 2017 last month in Vienna, RSS will attend both Fringe (Helsinki, 5-9 June) and Multitemp (Bruges, 27-29 June) conferences next month. RSS staff will be available during the poster sessions of both these events to answer your questions and provide demos of...

Latest News

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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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Upgraded CryoSat NetCDF ocean products releasing soon
3 August 2017
   

CryoSat users are informed that we are at the final stage of the implementation, prior to the release of the new Baseline C CryoSat ocean products for the scientific community. Our verification teams are currently carrying out extensive checks on the quality and format of the new products generated by the CryoSat Ocean Processor (COP). Once these

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Giant iceberg in the making
5 July 2017
   

All eyes are on Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf as a deep crack continues to cut across the ice, leaving a huge chunk clinging on. When it eventually gives way, one of the largest icebergs on record will be set adrift. Even before the inevitable happens, ESA's CryoSat mission can reveal some of the future berg's vital statistics. Monitored by the

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New CryoSat CUT ROEF file available
16 June 2017
   

CryoSat CUT scientific users are informed that a new version of the CUT ROEF file is available for download. From the CUT application, under the menu bar, users may select "Help Check for ROEF updates" and then follow the instructions. Expert users are also informed that the new ground tracks have been uploaded to the Cal-Val FTP server.

Operational News

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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.

21 March 2017 G-POD service temporary unavailability for maintenance on March 22nd 2017  

Due to a planned maintenance the G-POD service could be temporarily unavailable on March 22nd 2017 from 12:00 to 18:00.