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
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Next week, RSS will be presenting at the Big Data from Space Conference 2019 in Munich, Germany. We will contribute both with a demo of the RSS service and a poster presentation regarding our new "Analysis Ready Data (ARD)...
2018 CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data now available 30 June 2020
We're pleased to inform the CryoSat scientific community that the reprocessed CryoSat Ice Baseline D data for all of 2018 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download. The reprocessing activity is now completed and data for the missing months in 2019 and 2010 will be published soon. A last announcement will follow when th?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
2017 CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data available 12 June 2020
We're pleased to announce that the reprocessed CryoSat Ice Baseline D data for all of 2017 has now been published on the Science Server and is available for download. We are planning to publish the next batch next week. We will follow up with another announcement when the full dataset for 2018 is available.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
Quality of CryoSat Near Real Time production restored 24 April 2020
CryoSat scientific users are informed that the problem in the delivery of auxiliary data has been resolved. The quality of FDM, NOP and NRT has been affected from 22 April until roughly midday on the 23rd, with some ionospheric correction missing for the entirety of 23 April. The delay in the delivery of the IOP that was noted has also been resolv?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>...
|16 November 2020||
New registration interface to access Earth Observation data and services
ESA will replace the long-lasting Earth Observation Single Sign On (EO-SSO) system by a more modern Identity and Access Management interface (EO Sign In), to facilitate users access to...
|10 November 2020||
RSS J&S Maintenance Notice - Tuesday 17 November 2020
Due to a scheduled maintenance activity the RSS Join&Share Portal might be temporarily unavailable Tuesday 17 November 2020 From 09:30 To 11:00 CET. Our apologies for any...
|29 October 2020||
G-POD maintenance on 09-10-11 November 2020
Dear User, Please be informed that a planned maintenance of G-POD is scheduled for the days 09-10-11 November 2020. During the maintenance, some servers will be updated and rebooted and...
|16 October 2020||
19/10/2020 - G-POD maintenance
Dear User, Please be informed that a planned maintenance of G-POD portal is scheduled for 19/10/2020. During the maintenance, processing tasks on G-POD might be affected. We apologise for...
|30 September 2020||
RSS CloudToolbox and EODG Maintenance Notice - Thursday 1 October 2020
Due to a scheduled maintenance activity the RSS CloudToobox and EO Data Gateway portals might be temporarily unavailable Thursday 01 October 2020 From 09:00 To 10:00 CEST. Our...