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Sentinel-3A SLSTR Cal/Val activities at EUMETSAT

Igor Tomažić
2016 Zenodo  
/Val activities [2] .  ...  (EUMETSAT), Sentinel-3 Validation Team (S3VT) and from Sentinel-3 Mission Performance Centre (MPC).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5511341 fatcat:6zn3bwgbuzgftf3p4k5orhpwpa

Sentinel-3 SLSTR Cal/Val activities for sea surface temperature measurements

I. Tomažić
2018 Zenodo  
Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge The European Commission Copernicus Programme; The European Space Agency; Scientists and Industry throughout Europe.  ...  Special thanks to EUMETSAT, ESA and MPC/ESL collegues and to EUMETSAT S3-OPIT team.  ...  To enable and confirm such a stringent requirements, set of Cal/Val activities are implemented for Sentinel-3/SLSTR mission both on Level-1 and Level-2 products.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5384260 fatcat:zn4arrbqlzgo5bnnffdvohwqna

Using Copernicus Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 data to monitor harmful algal blooms in Southern Chile during the COVID-19 lockdown

Cristina V. Rodríguez-Benito, Gabriel Navarro, Isabel Caballero
2020 Marine Pollution Bulletin  
This study shows the benefits of both Sentinel-3 and Sentinel-2 satellites in terms of their spectral, spatial and temporal capabilities for improved algal bloom monitoring.  ...  However, imagery from the Copernicus programme allowed operational monitoring.  ...  Acknowledgements We recognize the value of the Copernicus programme for providing full, open and free-of-charge access to data and information, which allowed us to engage an international cooperation between  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111722 pmid:33039790 pmcid:PMC7544481 fatcat:ahzcs3ex25f2logdho6srfo3iq

Sentinel-3 SLSTR ongoing cal/val activities for sea surface temperature measurements

I. Tomazic
2019 Zenodo  
Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge The European Commission Copernicus Programme; The European Space Agency; Scientists and Industry throughout Europe; The EUMETSAT Ocean and Sea-ice SAF; and  ...  To enable and confirm such a stringent requirements, set of Cal/Val and monitoring activities are implemented for Sentinel-3/SLSTR mission on Level-0, Level-1 and Level-2 products.  ...  /sst/ Sentinel-3 SLSTR ongoing cal/val activities for sea surface temperature measurements I.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5113432 fatcat:7nlvic6zb5cd3gzzoarogq67q4

Towards a European Cal/Val service for earth observation

Sindy Sterckx, Ian Brown, Andreas Kääb, Maarten Krol, Rosemary Morrow, Pepijn Veefkind, K. Folkert Boersma, Martine De Mazière, Nigel Fox, Peter Thorne
2020 International Journal of Remote Sensing  
This paper discusses the current status, gaps and challenges regarding long-term Cal/Val of EO satellites and recommends the creation of a European coordinating entity for satellite product calibration  ...  A longterm Calibration/Validation (Cal/Val) vision necessitates clear ownership and long-term funding.  ...  Coustenis and supported by the European Science Foundation (ESSCwww.essc. The authors would like to warmly thank all the ESSC members for their valuable comments and feedback on this work.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01431161.2020.1718240 fatcat:esvbhpqxrvez3exc7bxjp6vfoe

PROBA-V Mission Exploitation Platform

Erwin Goor, Jeroen Dries, Dirk Daems, Martine Paepen, Fabrizio Niro, Philippe Goryl, Philippe Mougnaud, Andrea Della Vecchia
2016 Remote Sensing  
., Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 data will be addressed as well.  ...  derived products by researchers, service providers, and thematic users.  ...  The cal/val need is strong in a MEP context, both when the mission is still in its initial phase of operations and later on for algorithm validation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8070564 fatcat:tui4t3yuznby3pbz4rdwhuf5x4

Smap Mission Status, New Products and Extended-Phase Goals

Dara Entekhabi, Simon H. Yueh, Peggy E. Oneill, Jared K. Entin, Tung-Han You
2018 IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
This paper highlights the recent enhancements to the SMAP suite of science products (from instrument level-1 to geophysical retrievals level-2 and level-3).  ...  NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Project now has completed its prime-phase (three years) mission and has entered a new five-year extended phase.  ...  passive) and C-band (Copernicus Sentinel 1A and 1B active) measurements.  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2018.8518011 dblp:conf/igarss/EntekhabiYOEY18 fatcat:rvct272byfa4tmn7edo2oa3ity

Absolute Calibration of the European Sentinel-3A Surface Topography Mission over the Permanent Facility for Altimetry Calibration in west Crete, Greece

Stelios Mertikas, Craig Donlon, Pierre Féménias, Constantin Mavrocordatos, Demitris Galanakis, Achilles Tripolitsiotis, Xenophon Frantzis, Costas Kokolakis, Ilias Tziavos, George Vergos, Thierry Guinle
2018 Remote Sensing  
., Envisat, Jason-1, Jason-2, SARAL/AltiKa, HY-2A) and current (i.e., Sentinel-3A, Sentinel-3B, Jason-3) satellite altimeters.  ...  This work presents calibration results for the altimeter of Sentinel-3A Surface Topography Mission as determined at the Permanent Facility for Altimetry Calibration in west Crete, Greece.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work has been primarily supported and funded by the European Union, the European Space Agency, and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, France.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10111808 fatcat:ha723kjvrjf3tbe27fnxeot2iu

The Indo-French TRISHNA satellite mission: high resolution and high revisit surface temperature for land and coastal ocean

Philippe Gamet, Corinne Salcedo, Sébastien Marcq, Emmanuelle Autret, Anne Lifermann, Philippe Maisongrande, Jean-Louis Roujean, Bimal K. Bhattacharya
2022 Zenodo  
The synergy (orbits, products, algorithms, CAL/VAL) between TRISHNA and future operational high-resolution thermal infrared missions (Surface Biology and Geology (SBG, 2027) from NASA/JPL, Land Surface  ...  Level 2 products –free and open data policy- include Sea Surface Temperature, visible and near infrared surface reflectances as well as cloud mask, aerosol optical thickness and data quality flags.  ...  geometrically calibrated -Orthorectified and resampled on a uniform spatial grid (Sentinel-2 tiles, Copernicus DEM) Land Surface Temperature / Sea Surface Temperature Surface reflectance Total Water Vapor  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6840921 fatcat:tq4kpkr2ybg4rbuqslvmgh7w2e

The Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter (CRISTAL) high-priority candidate mission

Michael Kern, Robert Cullen, Bruno Berruti, Jerome Bouffard, Tania Casal, Mark R. Drinkwater, Antonio Gabriele, Arnaud Lecuyot, Michael Ludwig, Rolv Midthassel, Ignacio Navas Traver, Tommaso Parrinello (+14 others)
2020 The Cryosphere  
existing Copernicus Sentinel missions.  ...  The Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter (CRISTAL) mission is one of six high-priority candidate missions (HPCMs) under consideration by the European Commission to enlarge the Copernicus  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the industrial and scientific teams involved in the Phase A and B1 study of the CRISTAL mission, significantly contributing to the success of the mission preparation  ... 
doi:10.5194/tc-14-2235-2020 fatcat:apns5q7wv5cejaxqfed7umqxsm

The Copernicus Sentinel-6 mission: Enhanced continuity of satellite sea level measurements from space

Craig J. Donlon, Robert Cullen, Luisella Giulicchi, Pierrik Vuilleumier, C. Richard Francis, Meike Kuschnerus, William Simpson, Abderrazak Bouridah, Mauro Caleno, Roberta Bertoni, Jesus Rancaño, Eric Pourier (+20 others)
2021 Remote Sensing of Environment  
This article describes the Copernicus Sentinel-6 mission that is designed to provide precision sea level, sea surface height, significant wave height, inland water heights and other products tailored to  ...  Sentinel-6 provides enhanced continuity to the very stable time series of mean sea level measurements and ocean sea state started in 1992 by the TOPEX/Poseidon mission and follow-on Jason-1, Jason-2 and  ...  Atmospheric Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the French government, through the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112395 fatcat:de4tps7yevf3lgmktqtmvusezu


Anne O'Carroll
2015 Zenodo  
users • To provide advice on data quality and algorithmic issues Sentinel-3 SLSTR Cal/Val • Operational and offline marine monitoring and validation, multi-mission approach, working together with ESA  ...  /Val activities Mission Performance Framework • QWGs under preparation (ESA and EUMETSAT) • Incorporating experts from Copernicus User Community, ESA-MPC, S3VT and other relevant scientific experts and  ...  Data access and marine operations  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5568828 fatcat:ivudt2nzhjdmhfkfefxvm3rp7q

Monitoring weather and climate from space

Anne O'Carroll
2014 Zenodo  
Presentation given at the 15th GHRSST science meeting (XV), Cape Town, South Africa, June 2 - 6, 2014.  ...  Commission's Copernicus programme • Operator of the Sentinel-3 Marine Mission (S3A and S3B simultaneously): E2 • Provider of Sentinel-3 marine level-2 data • Current: Contributing to the development of  ...  -3 SLSTR products guides and ATBD's available from Slide: 24 3rd party data -NOAA Suomi NPP products for Copernicus • SNPP4C project building  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5603940 fatcat:g6okwokhwjgs3dnkw43cl5crfa

Validation of Soil Moisture Data Products from the NASA SMAP Mission

Andreas Colliander, Rolf Reichle, Wade Crow, Michael H. Cosh, Fan Chen, Steven K. Chan, Narendra Narayan Das, Rajat Bindlish, Mario J Chaubell, Seungbum Kim, Qing Liu, Peggy E Oneill (+36 others)
2021 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission has been validating its soil moisture (SM) products since the start of data production on March 31,  ...  The validation approach also includes other ("sparse network") in situ SM measurements, satellite SM products, model-based SM products, and field experiments.  ...  Besides adding the enhanced and the SMAP/Sentinel-1 products described above, the mission has broadly improved all products over the years.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2021.3124743 fatcat:jlp43jv4fjfnrntmaru7bwsmji

The Benefits of the Ka-Band as Evidenced from the SARAL/AltiKa Altimetric Mission: Quality Assessment and Unique Characteristics of AltiKa Data

Pascal Bonnefond, Jacques Verron, Jérémie Aublanc, K. Babu, Muriel Bergé-Nguyen, Mathilde Cancet, Aditya Chaudhary, Jean-François Crétaux, Frédéric Frappart, Bruce Haines, Olivier Laurain, Annabelle Ollivier (+5 others)
2018 Remote Sensing  
The mission ended its nominal phase after 3 years in orbit and began a new phase (drifting orbit) in July 2016.  ...  The mission objectives are primarily the observation of the oceanic mesoscales but also include coastal oceanography, global and regional sea level monitoring, data assimilation, and operational oceanography  ...  We acknowledge the support of all the Investigators, PIs and Co-Is, of the SARAL/AltiKa Mission.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10010083 fatcat:lplo2fk7rjhd3leenpvgsqqsgu
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