RESEARCH & SERVICE SUPPORTResources 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
Latest Blog Post
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...
New CryoSat dataset with corrected mispointing angle for aberration of light available to users 25 May 2017
A new dataset is now available to CryoSat users which contains Star Tracker mispointing angles corrected for the aberration of light. This dataset is particularly important for those users who are processing the data in Swath Mode. It essentially has no major impact on other applications. It is noted that corrected values of the mispointing angles?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
CryoSat reveals Antarctica in 3D 24 March 2017
Around 250 million measurements taken by ESA's CryoSat over the last six years have been used to create a unique 3D view of Antarctica, offering a snapshot of the undulating surface of this vast ice sheet. CryoSat's radar altimeter detects tiny variations in the height of the ice across the entire continent, including on the steeper continental ma?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
To the Arctic for CryoSat and beyond 20 March 2017
After the relative quiet of the long dark winter months, the Arctic will be a tad busier over the coming weeks as numerous researchers descend on this harsh, yet fragile environment. Their aim is not to disturb its beauty, but to join forces in an all-out effort to measure ice on land and sea. Environmental changes in the Arctic are no longer only?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
RSS processed Sentinel-1A data for the analysis of water variations on Poyang Lake 18 July 2016
The ESA Research & Service Support contributed to the analysis of Poyang Lake seasonal water variations by supporting the processing of related Sentinel-1A products and making available the required computing resources (RSS CloudToolbox). A total of 71 Sentinel-1A IW SLC products (relative orbit number 40) acquired from June 2015 to May 2016 h?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
"Research Grants Call 2015" 24 June 2015
Research Grants Call 2015 http://scirocco.sp.serco.eu/ The SCatterometer InstRument Competence Centre, SCIRoCCo, has been established by the European Space Agency (ESA) in support of the exploitation activities for the ERS-2 Scatterometer mission during Phase-F. SCIRoCCo aims at becoming a reference center for the international?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
|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.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
|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.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
|20 March 2017||
RSS J&S Maintenance Notice - Wednesday 22 March 2017
Due to a scheduled maintenance activity the RSS Join&Share Portal might be temporarily unavailable Wednesday 22 March 2017 From 14:00 To 18:00 CET . Our apologies for any...
|13 March 2017||
Server maintenance on March 15th 2017
Due to a planned maintenance the service will be temporarily unavailable on March 15th 2017 from 9:00 to 14:00.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
|28 February 2017||
RSS Maintenance Notice - Thursday 2 March 2017
Due to a scheduled maintenance activity the RSS services might be temporarily unavailable Thursday 2 March 2017 From 09:00 To 18:00 CET . Our apologies for any inconvenience this...