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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.

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.

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.

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.

Calling on data users for success stories

10 April 2017

Calling on all interested users of Sentinel data, who would like to submit their results, turning their experiences into 'success stories'.

If you have a good story to tell, of how any of the Sentinel satellites are producing data that bring benefit to your work and/or to society, please contact the Sentinel Online Editor Malì Cecere at: mali.cecere@ejr-quartz.com with your proposals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

EUR_HR2_MULTITEMP CORE dataset - Products replacement

17 November 2016

13 products belonging to the dataset EUR_HR2_MULTITEMP/2015_09/Level_3 have been replaced on the 16th November 2016 due to corruption of the GeoTIFF file within them.

RISAT-1 unavailability

03 November 2016

Due to a satellite outage, the RISAT-1 mission data are currently not available to Copernicus users.

Kompsat missions available to Copernicus users

28 October 2016

ESA and EUSI are pleased to announce that Komsapt-2, Kompsat-3 and Kompsat-5 are now part of the data offer as described in the Data Warehouse Phase 2 Data Access Portfolio