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Update on VHR_IMAGE_2015 additional data delivery

23 March 2017

With reference to the news of 9 March, users are here informed that the upload of the Pleiades L3 reprocessed products in the CDS archive has started on 22 March and will take 4 to 5 weeks. The move of the existing products is instead postponed by a few days.

In parallel, large volumes of new data from all missions are being made available to users every day.

New version of the GCL/EOLI-SA client

17 March 2017

A new version of the Copernicus Client (GCL/EOLI-SA) available to Copernicus users to browse the CDS catalogue and access the data delivered by Contributing Missions has been released. Users are invited to take note of the changes and to download the update from the EOLI-SA page.

HR_IMAGE_2015 CORE dataset - Product replacement over Germany National projection

16 March 2017

17 products belonging to the HR_IMAGE_2015/DE/Coverage_1/L3_National dataset are being removed due to erroneous processing of SPOT-5 scenes in National projection.

Issue with standard data request submission - Resolved

16 March 2017

The issue affecting standard data request submission in the personal area, as reported yesterday, has now been resolved.

Issue with standard data request submission in user personal area

15 March 2017

An issue is currently present with the submission of standard data requests in the CSP Personal Area. The submission of these requests is currently unavailable – This does not affect the emergency SPERF submission. The cause of the problem has been identified and should be resolved within tomorrow, 16th March 2017. A further news item will be published when the resolution has been verified on the CSP Personal Area.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

New version of the Mission-specific Annex to the ESA-User license

13 March 2017

Copernicus users of Contributing Missions data are here informed that a new version of the Mission-specific Annex to the ESA-User license is available here that supersedes the previous version, correcting the acknowledgement to be used for SPOT-6/7 data. The updated Annex is applicable for all data downloaded since April 2015 and until further notice.

CDS Infrastructure (FTP & GCL Data Download) - Planned maintenance on Tuesday 14 March 2017

10 March 2017

A maintenance is planned on Tuesday 14 March 2017 from 14:00CET to 18:00CET. During this time, the following services will be unavailable:

  • Data download via FTP as well as EOLiSA/GCL
  • Data upload by Contributing Missions

The maintenance will allow the installation and configuration of an extended storage space to accommodate the growth of the CDS EO data archive.

CDS Infrastructure (CSP Personal Area) - Planned maintenance on 14 March 2017

10 March 2017

A CDS SW upgrade is planned on Tuesday 14 March 2017 from 10:00 CET to 18:00 CET. During this time, access to the CSP Personal Area will be unavailable, including registration and data ordering.

The maintenance is required for the installation of the new functionality to manage ADDitional datasets quotas on a yearly basis.

New ortho processing for the Pleiades data within the VHR_IMAGE_2015 dataset

09 March 2017

Following a request from the Land Monitoring Service, the Pleiades L3 data processing for the VHR_IMAGE_2015 dataset has been updated to reduce a geometric shift observed in the overlap area between Pleiades 1A and Pleiades 1B images.

Sentinel App update for S-2B launch!

03 March 2017

While anxiously waiting for the launch of Sentinel-2B, you can already check it out on the ground in Kourou and explore the 3D model on the ESA Sentinel App, updated especially for the event. As usual, shortly after the launch you will be able to track it on the App in its achieved orbit. Stay tuned for the updates.

For iOS on the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/esa-sentinel/id1036738151

For Android on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=esa.sentinel

Eighth data warehouse (DWH) data supply user satisfaction questionnaire - across Copernicus services providers results

21 February 2017

This report documents the results of the analysis of responses to the 8th Datawarehouse Data Access User Satisfaction Survey covering the period December 2015 to October 2016; it includes recommendations for service improvements and reports on the implementation of recommendations made following the 7th DWH Survey.

Reprocessing of the PROBA-V archive completed

17 February 2017

In order to further improve the PROBA-V datasets, a full reprocessing of the PROBA-V archive was launched during the summer of 2016. VITO is pleased to announce that the reprocessing campaign is completed. All products are available through the VITO product distribution portal. More information can be found at http://proba-v.vgt.vito.be/content/new-collections-proba-v-and-spot-vegetation.

Possible GCL services issues beginning Thursday 16th February - Issue resolved

16 February 2017

The issue affecting GCL services as reported on 16th February has now been resolved.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this brief downtime.

Possible GCL services issues beginning Thursday 16th February

16 February 2017

Due to an unexpected technical issue, there is a possibility of service interruptions to the GCL data catalogue (EOLi-SA) search and download functionalities from today (16th February 2017).

The issues are being investigated. A further news item will be published once the service is consistent again. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

CDS infrastructure upgrade completed

08 February 2017

The installation of CDS V3.3 as announced on 27th January has been successfully completed and nominal operations restarted on 7 February at 17:00.

CDS Infrastructure - Planned maintenance beginning on Monday 6 February 2017 for CDS v3.3 installation

27 January 2017

A maintenance is planned starting on Monday 6 February 2017 with the following impact:

  • Registration and access to user personal area (including data ordering) will not be possible from Monday 6 February 9:00 CEST to Tuesday 7 February 20:00 CEST.

During this time, the REACT emergency service will be dealt with manually, as separately communicated to eligible users

  • Data download via FTP as well as EOLiSA/GCL will be unavailable between 9:00 CEST and 20:00 CEST on Monday 6 February
  • Data upload by Contributing Missions will not be possible between 9:00 CEST and 20:00 CEST on Monday 6 February

CDS Infrastructure - Planned maintenance on 23rd January 2017

19 January 2017

A maintenance is planned on Monday 23rd January between 09:00UTC and 13:00UTC.

During this time the following services will be not available:

  • Access to the CSCDA Portal

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

VHR_IMAGE_2015 CORE dataset - Products replacement over Austria-79, L3 Nat projection

13 January 2017

Nine products belonging to the dataset VHR_IMAGE_2015/AT/79/L3_National have been replaced on the 13th January 2017 due to a shift issue identified in them.

CDS Infrastructure - Planned maintenance on 18th January 2017 – Single Sign On SW update

12 January 2017

A maintenance is planned on Wednesday 18th January 2017, from 08:00 to 14:00 UTC

Sentinel App season update!

20 December 2016

A new update of the ESA Sentinel App is coming up! The latest changes have brought us the acquisition plans and swath animations for Sentinel-1A, Sentinel-1B and Sentinel-2A, a powerful visualization of Sentinel product availability on the geographic and temporal dimensions, the highlights of the Sentinel-1 mission achievements and even a more complete picture of the satellite surroundings in the 3D model section, with the Earth, the Moon, the Sun and the stars now visible.