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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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RSS presents new service options at EO Open Science 2017
26 September 2017

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...

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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.

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CryoSat data unavailability on 08 July 2018
9 July 2018
   

We would like to inform the CryoSat data users, that due to an unforeseen application exception since early afternoon on 08 July, the CryoSat ground processing system cannot generate SIRAL, DORIS and STR Level-0 data. The raw data from the instruments are correctly received and stored, but DORIS, STR, FDM and NOP production is delayed, accordingly

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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.

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New CUT ROEF file available
5 July 2018
   

Important notice: this version of the ROEF can be used only with the latest release of CUT (v4.1.0)   We would like to inform the Cryosat-2 Scientific Users 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

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Changes to CryoSat data access
29 June 2018
   

CryoSat mission data users are informed that the online registration on the EOPI pages is temporarily suspended. ESA is currently granting free and open anonymous access, to all CryoSat L1b and L2 systematic data processed via the CryoSat Science FTP Server (ftp://science-pds.cryosat.esa.int.) without the need of prior registration. Additional inf

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Operational News

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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.

7 December 2017 VA4 Maintenance Notice - Wednesday 13 December 2017  

Due to a scheduled maintenance activity the Virtual Archive 4 might be temporarily unavailable Wednesday 13 December 2017 From 10:00 To 15:00 CET. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you. RSS Operations Team...

22 November 2017 Catalogue maintenance on 23/11/2017  

Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the catalogue will be unavailable starting from 23/11/2017 during the full day and until the end of maintenance which should last 1-2 days. Thank you for your...