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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

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RSS: Tailored Cutting-edge solutions for EO Open Science and Future EO
12 November 2018

From November 12th to 16th during the Φ 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...

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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

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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).   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.

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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.   Full data unavailability shall be consolidated and announced on the CryoSat Data Unavailability PeriodsÂ&nbs

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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).   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

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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

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Operational News

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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...

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.

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.