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
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...
CryoSat Data unavailability on 01-02 August 2018 6 August 2018
We would like to inform CryoSat users that, due to a spacecraft anomaly, no SIRAL data is available between 2018-08-01 18:43:44 UTC and 2018-08-02 16:30:58 UTC. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
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.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
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.?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>...
|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 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.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
|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.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
|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...
|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...