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)...
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>...
Degraded quality of CryoSat Near Real time production 23 April 2020
Due to a delay in the delivery of auxiliary data all the CryoSat near real time production (i.e. FDM, NRT and NOP data) may be suffering from degraded quality starting from validity date 22 April 2020. Due to the nature of these products, they will not be re-processed. The standard 30-day ice and ocean production is not impacted at this time. We w?xml>!DOCTYPE>...
Invitation to Tender: CryoSat Thematic Products / Cryo-TEMPO 14 April 2020
ESA is seeking proposals for a new activity aimed at the operational generation and distribution of a collection of CryoSat ThEMatic PrOducts (Cryo-TEMPO) in the areas of sea ice, polar oceans, land ice, coastal areas and hydrology. This activity will build on multiple previous research and development projects and will support a wide community of?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>...
|17 April 2020||
20/04/2020 - G-POD maintenance
Dear User, Please be informed that a planned maintenance of G-POD portal is scheduled for 20/04/2020 in the morning. During the maintenance, the G-POD portal could be temporarily...
|15 April 2020||
16/04/2020 - G-POD maintenance
Dear User, Please be informed that a planned maintenance of G-POD is scheduled for 16/04/2020 in the morning. During the maintenance, the submission of new tasks on the G-POD portal could...
|8 April 2020||
RSS J&S Maintenance Notice - Wednesday 15 April 2020
Due to a scheduled maintenance activity the RSS Join&Share Portal might be temporarily unavailable Wednesday 15 April 2020 From 09:00 To 13:00 CEST. Our apologies for any...
|27 March 2020||
30/03/2020 - G-POD maintenance
Dear User, Please be informed that a planned maintenance of G-POD is scheduled for 30/03/2020 in the morning. During the maintenance, the submission of new tasks on the G-POD portal could...
|16 March 2020||
17/03/2020 - Catalogue maintenance
Dear User, Please be informed that, due to a planned maintenance, the G-POD catalogue could be temporarily unavailble on 17/03/2020 in the morning. As a consequence, dataset queries could...