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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.
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Latest Blog Post
As you are probably aware, after many years of very successful operations supporting Earth Observation (EO) data users, the ESA provided Research and Service Support (RSS) service will stop at the end of June 2021 as such. However, among...
RSS end of service and new options via NoR 25 June 2021
Dear RSS User, As you are probably aware, after many years of very successful operations, the ESA provided RSS support services will stop at the end of June 2021 as such. Some of the support services currently provided by RSS may continue to be provided via the ESA Network of Resources starting from July 2021. The Network of Resources (NoR) is an?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
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>...
|9 June 2021||
Planned discontinuation of RSS OGC Service Geoserver - 18 June 2021
Dear user, ESA planned the discontinuation of the RSS OGC Service Geoserver on Friday 18 June 2021 . In case of impact on your activities or if you have any question do not hesitate to...
|3 June 2021||
G-POD maintenance on 04 June 2021
Dear User, Please be informed that an urgent maintenance of G-POD is scheduled for the entire day of 04 June 2021. During the maintenance, G-POD will not be accessible and processing...
|1 June 2021||
Maintenance notice - 04 June 2021
Due to a maintenance activity on the ESA infrastructure, the RSS Services might be temporarily unavailable on Firday 04 June 2021 from 09:00 to 18:00 CEST . Our apologies for any...
|3 May 2021||
Planned discontinuation of Virtual Archive 4 - 14 May 2021
Dear user, ESA planned the discontinuation of the Virtual Archive 4 system on Friday 14 May 2021 . In case of impact on your activities or if you have any question do not hesitate to...
|18 March 2021||
G-POD maintenance on 22 March 2021
Dear User, Please be informed that a planned maintenance of G-POD is scheduled for the morning of the 22 March 2021. During the maintenance, G-POD will not be accessible and some...