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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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Latest Blog Post
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...
CryoSat ICE Baseline-D data sample available 21 September 2018
Baseline-D ice data will be released in spring next year and will include several evolutions as well as a new data format (NetCDF). Â CryoSat scientific users are informed that a sample dataset has been made available hereafter. It is intended to provide this small data set to allow users to update their tools and reading routines prio!DOCTYPE>...
Special CryoSat issue in Advances in Space Research journal 11 September 2018
A special issue of the Advances in Space Research journal dedicated to CryoSat - titled "The CryoSat Satellite Altimetry Mission: Eight Years of Scientific Exploitation" - is now available to download from the Science Direct website. The issue provides an overview of the mission and its scientific achievements after eight successful years in space!DOCTYPE>...
CryoSat Data unavailability on 01-02 August 2018 6 August 2018
We would like to inform CryoSat users that, due to a spacecraft anomaly, no SIRAL data is available between 2018-08-01 18:43:44 UTC and 2018-08-02 16:30:58 UTC. Â Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.!DOCTYPE>
Improved CryoSat data access 16 July 2018
With the aim to improve Earth Observation data distribution services - as recently announced - data from the CryoSat instruments can now be freely downloaded using a dedicated HTTP platform. The data can also be downloaded through alternative means, which are described on the CryoSat data products page.!DOCTYPE>
CryoSat data anomaly resolved 9 July 2018
We would like to inform the CryoSat data users that the anomaly affecting the generation of data on 08 July 2018, has been resolved now. Previously delayed data have also been generated and all operations are back to normal.!DOCTYPE>
|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>
|9 February 2018||
G-POD scheduled downtime on February 13th 2018
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the platform will be unavailable on 13/02/2018 during the full day. We apology for the inconvenience.!DOCTYPE>