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PROBA-V L2A products now available through CSCDA

22 June 2017

VITO and ESA are pleased to announce the new availability of PROBA-V Level 2A products as part of the Copernicus Space Component data offer, to fulfil in particular the requirements of the Copernicus Global Land Service.

Correct display of VHR_IMAGE_2015 L3 National Projection products over Hungary

19 June 2017

It has recently been determined that orthorectified image products supplied to the VHR_IMAGE_2015 dataset in the projection epsg:27300 HD72/EOV over Hungary are not displaying correctly in common image processing software packages, for example ENVI or QGIS. These data products appear to have been flipped and shifted as a result of transposed image co-ordinates.

CDS Infrastructure - Planned maintenance on 26 June 2017 – Single Sign On Update

15 June 2017

A maintenance is planned on Monday 26 June 2017, from 08:00 to 11:00 UTC, to make updates to the Single Sign On service with the following services being unavailable during the time window:

  • Log in to CSCDA system and access to the User's Personal Area
  • Download of EO data via FTP
  • Download of EO data via Copernicus Client EOLiSA/GCL

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Replacement of 11 WorldView-2/WorldView-3 products in VHR_IMAGE_2015

07 June 2017

Eleven products delivered by EUSI within VHR_IMAGE_2015 are being replaced in the CDS archive due to an issue in the metadata. Please note that no quality issue was present in the original products but only in the metadata (footprints contain too many points).

Resourcesat-2 and Cartosat-1 contribution to DWH phase 2

05 June 2017

Further to the completion of the European optical MR1 composites (MR_IMAGE_2015) dataset and their contribution to the HR1/HR2 Optical Worldwide coverage (HR_IMAGE_2015) dataset, GAF AG, contributing mission entity to DWH phase 2, presents in the attached maps the extent of the cloud-free coverage achieved with Resourcesat-2 LISS-III and AWiFS sensors during the last three year's summer ([Apr – Sep]) over Europe, and the availability of Cartosat-1 stereo data worldwide. These data are available through GAF and can be ordered by eligible users within the additional standard datasets.

VHR_IMAGE_2015 data availability update

19 May 2017

As CDS nominal operations have resumed, the upload of large volumes of data within the VHR_IMAGE_2015 dataset have restarted on 15/05/2017. Priority is given to the ingestion of Pleiades reprocessed data that should be completed on 22 May.

Data access nominal operations resumed in CDS infrastructure

12 May 2017

We are pleased to inform users that the issue affecting access to EO data archived in the CDS (see this news item from 11 May, as well as previously published information) has been fully resolved. Users are now able to access EO products via FTP as well as GCL, logging with their SSO account as per normal procedure (see the Data Discovery and Download section of this portal).

CDS infrastructure maintenance on 11 May 2017

10 May 2017

As the work could not be completed within the window allocated on 9 May, a new maintenance activity is scheduled on Thursday 11 May from 7:00 and 11:00 UTC. During this time window, the download of archived EO products (via GCL and FTP) as well as the delivery of new products by Contributing Missions to the CDS will not be possible.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused. The SCI Team remains at your disposal for any clarification you might need.

CDS infrastructure maintenance on 9 May 2017

08 May 2017

Following the news item published on 28 April, in order to further progress on restoring nominal operations, a maintenance activity is scheduled on Tuesday 9 May which requires a service downtime between 11:00 and 17:00 UTC. During this time window, the download of archived EO products (via GCL and FTP) as well as the delivery of new products by Contributing Missions to the CDS will not be possible.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused. The SCI Team remains at your disposal for any clarification you might need.

PROBA-V Mission Extension

05 May 2017

On 07 May, PROBA-V celebrated its fourth year in orbit. VITO is proud to announce that PROBA-V adventure continues, as the mission has been extended at least until the end of October 2019.

CDS Infrastructure - Planned maintenance on 10 May 2017

05 May 2017

A CDS software upgrade is planned on Wednesday 10 May 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00 UTC. During this time, access to the Users Personal Area will be unavailable, including registration and data ordering, for both standard and emergency datasets.

The maintenance is required for the installation of the new version of the system that will allow more flexible management of notifications to Users related to data ordering, as well as maintenance corrective actions.

Further update on CCM data access issues

28 April 2017

Following the news item published on 24th April, we would like to inform users that newly processed and delivered on demand data can be now made available on the CDS system to requestor only. This solution is implemented via a workaround and users with pending standard data requests will be informed of the relevant access.

EOLi-SA - New version 9.7.0

28 April 2017

A new version of the Copernicus Client (EOLI-SA/GCL v.9.7.0) has been released and is available for download on the EOLI-SA web page.

Users are required to install the new version to continue accessing products stored in the CDS archive.

Correction and update to DEIMOS-2 INSPIRE.xml Metadata

27 April 2017

It was recently determined that an update to the production of INSPIRE.xml metadata for DEIMOS-2 products has been causing the distribution of products containing an invalid INSPIRE.xml file.

Sentinel Data Access Annual Report 2016

26 April 2017

We are pleased to publish the second Sentinel Data Access Annual Report. This 2016 report takes up from where the 2015 report left off, and analyses the uptake of Copernicus Sentinel data and the performance of the Sentinel Data Access System during the period 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2016.

Update on CCM data access issues

24 April 2017

The issue affecting the capability for users to download EO data via FTP from the CDS on line archive or with the Copernicus Client/GCL (as reported in the news items from 20 April and 19 April), has now been partially resolved.

GCL and ODA product download issue - Update

20 April 2017

The issue reported on 19 April affecting access to product downloads via both the GCL and CDS ODA is still on-going. The investigation into the cause has been completed and a resolution is being implemented. A further news article will be published as soon as this issue is resolved.

 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

GCL and ODA product download issue

19 April 2017

There is currently an issue affecting access to product downloads via both the GCL and CDS ODA. There may also be a delay in CCMs access to the CDS in order to upload new products. This issue is currently under investigation and will hopefully resolved shortly.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Release of Data Warehouse phase 2 Data Access Portfolio v2.2

14 April 2017

An update of the DWH phase 2 (2014-2020) Data Access Portfolio is available in the data offer section. This new version of the DAP (v2.2) includes the quota allocation to Copernicus eligible users for the period 16 April 2017 to 15 March 2018 as defined by the Commission. Users are kindly invited to check their quota allocation before submitting new EO data requests as of 16 April. Configuration of the CDS is on-going to include the new figures in the users' personal area. The standard data requests may be handled with short delays in the second half of April, depending on the volume of new requests received.

Update on VHR_IMAGE_2015 data availability

12 April 2017

Further to our news from 9 March and 23 March, the status of the VHR_IMAGE_2015 data availability in the CDS archive is as follows:

  1. The move of the L3 products to be reprocessed is completed. The list of original products and their final location (dataset) is attached.
  2. In parallel, the upload of the reprocessed products is on-going and over 4100 products (out of 14253 to be re-delivered) are already available in their nominal datasets. The replacement is expected to be completed by the end of April.