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
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)...
CryoSat new Ice NRT products now available 7 August 2019
ESA is pleased to announce the dissemination of new Ice Near Real Time (NRT) products will begin on 7 August. The new Ice NRT products replace the current products and can be downloaded from the SIR_NRT fokder on the Science Server.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
CryoSat SIRAL instrument anomaly on 7 July 2019 8 July 2019
The CryoSat SIRAL instrument entered stand by mode at 01:53 UTC on 7 July. The instrument was successfully restarted and will resume normal operations by the afternoon of 8 July. The precise unavailability time will be assessed once normal operations resume. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
CryoSat New Geographical Mask in support to the French/US SWOT mission 5 July 2019
A new Geographical Mode Mask (v 4.0) will be operational from week_34 2019 (19 August 2019 - 26 August 2019) onwards. The mask is the basis of the CryoSat mission planning and defines the mode switching of the SIRAL instrument while the satellite revolves around the Earth. This new map includes several new SAR areas which will be ins?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>...
|26 March 2019||
Scheduled maintenance on G-POD processing platform on March, 27th 2019
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the web-site could be temporarily unavailable on 27/03/2019. We apologise for the inconvenience.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
|27 November 2018||
Catalogue maintenance on 28/11/2018
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD catalogue on Nov 28th 2018 processing tasks may be affected, as data access could not work properly during the maintenance. We apology...
|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.?xml>!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...
|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...