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 Baseline C Ocean Product documents released 18 December 2017
In addition to the data sample and product format specification documents, CryoSat scientific users are informed that two key documents dealing with the Baseline C ocean products are now available: Baseline C Ocean Product Handbook: This document provides all information needed to describe the new CryoSat Near Real-Time (NOP), Intermediate (IOP) a?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
CryoSat Science Server maintenance - 13 December 2017 13 December 2017
CryoSat scientific users are informed that today, Wednesday 13 December, problems may be experienced in accessing CryoSat data on the Science Server due to a planned maintenance activity. We apologise for any possible inconvenience caused.?xml>!DOCTYPE>
CryoSat Ocean GOP production begins 12 December 2017
CryoSat scientific users are informed that the Ocean Baseline C GOP production has started and products are already available on the Science Server. While the L1b products have passed all quality checks, we have detected a sporadic mishap on some of the L2 whose datation is set to Default Value in the middle of the product. This is causing some co?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>...
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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...
|22 September 2017||
Catalogue maintenance on 22/09/2017
Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance of G-POD, the catalogue will be unavailable on 22/09/2017 during the afternoon. Thank you for your collaboration....
|7 June 2017||
G-POD Portal Unavailable
Due to a temporary issue the G-POD portal is not available. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you. RSS Operations Team?xml>!DOCTYPE>
|1 June 2017||
EO-SSO system maintenance
A planned system maintenance of EO-SSO will be affecting the availability of G-POD service on Monday 5 June 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 CEST.?xml>!DOCTYPE>