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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.

To log in you can use your EO SSO account. If you don't have one, you can register here

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RSS presenting at Big Data from Space 2019 in Munich
14 February 2019

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)...

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CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data available soon
20 November 2019

The first 6 months of CryoSat Ice Baseline D reprocessed data are being prepared for publication.   Current policy is to keep two baselines (current and previous) available online for both Ice and Ocean products.   In preparation for the release, Ice Baseline C data on the FTP Science Server will be moved to a dedicated top level folder

CryoSat L1 and L2 degraded data quality during roll manoeuvres
15 November 2019

Due to two small experimental roll manoeuvres, CryoSat L1b and L2 data are affected by degraded quality during the following time periods: 14/09/2019 from 02:50:15 to 03:01:25 UTC 22/09/2019 from 14:40:26 to 14:51:26 UTC However, the above manoeuvres were performed over land areas with limited impact on CryoSat science operations.

CryoSat Ocean Baseline C reprocessed data from 2016 available
12 November 2019

We are happy to report that the reprocessed CryoSat Ocean Baseline C data for all of 2016 has been published on the Science Server and is available for download. The reprocessing activity is now almost complete and we are planning to publish the last two batches of data soon. We will follow with a last announcement when all datasets are available.

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

"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


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24 October 2019 Unplanned Outage 24th October 2019  

Dear Users, Please be informed that, due to an unplanned outage, the G-POD catalogue is temporarily unavailble. As a consequence, G-POD services are not being properly submitted. We...

8 September 2019 Scheduled maintenance on 10th Sept 2019  

Dear Users, Due to a planned maintenance, G-POD could be temporarily unavailable on 10/09/2019. We apologise for the inconvenience.

27 August 2019 RSS J&S Maintenance Notice - Thursday 29 August 2019  

Due to a scheduled maintenance activity the RSS Join&Share Portal might be temporarily unavailable Thursday 29 August 2019 From 09:00 To 13:00 CEST. Our apologies for any...

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.

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...