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Jason-3 successfully launched
The Jason-3 high-precision ocean altimetry satellite was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 19:42 CET (10:42 California time) on a Falcon 9 launcher procured by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the acquisition agent for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Jason-3 Ocean data products become available to all Users
Today, an important milestone has been passed in the commissioning of the US-European Jason-3 ocean-monitoring mission launched on 17 January 2016 with the release of the near-real time (NRT) Operational Geophysical Data Records (OGDR) and the non-time critical (NTC) Interim Geophysical Data Record (IGDR) to all users.
Jason-3 delivers first data and products four days after launch
Four days after its launch on 17 January, the Jason-3 high-precision ocean altimetry satellite is delivering its first sea surface height measurement data in near-real time for evaluation by engineers from the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), EUMETSAT, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and scientists from the international Ocean Surface Topography Science Team.
Dual Capacity Established for Jason High Precision Ocean Altimetry Mission
After a series of re-orbiting manoeuvres for Jason-2, a dual Jason capability has been established, increasing the data flow for ocean models through enhanced spatial and temporal sampling of the ocean variables.
What’s new in the ocean monitoring world
From new satellites to Minecraft models – a lot has been happening in the world of ocean monitoring from space in 2016… here are some highlights.
International science meeting discusses achievements and prospects for Ocean Altimetry
Under the motto ‘New era of altimetry, new challenges’ the 2016 meeting of the international Ocean Surface Topography Science Team (OSTST) starts today in La Rochelle, France.
EUMETSAT & MERCATOR OCEAN showcase Copernicus marine data
At the fourth ‘European Space Solutions’ conference opening today in The Hague, Netherlands, under the Dutch EU Presidency, EUMETSAT and Mercator Ocean will host an event on 1 June on “Copernicus: Creating Value for our oceans”.
EUMETSAT is preparing to exploit the Copernicus satellite on behalf of the European Union
After today’s successful launch of Sentinel-3A, EUMETSAT is preparing to exploit the Copernicus satellite on behalf of the European Union, in cooperation with ESA.
Darmstadt hosts EUMETSAT Satellite Conference in 30th anniversary year
From 26 - 30 September, the EUMETSAT Satellite Conference will attract over 400 meteorological experts, scientists and researchers from 40 countries to EUMETSAT’s hometown of Darmstadt, Germany.
EUMETSAT supports commissioning of the Sentinel-3A satellite and prepares for handover
Following the successful completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase of the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite by ESOC, EUMETSAT will start on Monday, 22 February, to support in-orbit commissioning activities.
EUMETSAT and CNES sign agreement on ARGOS receivers to fly on Metop-SG satellites
EUMETSAT’s Director-General, Alain Ratier, and Jean-Yves Le Gall, President of CNES, signed a cooperation agreement on the ARGOS Data Collection System to be included in the payload of the Metop-SG satellites of the EUMETSAT Polar System of Second Generation (EPS-SG).