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Sentinel-2 real-time production returns to nominal

17 August 2017

As per the news on 11 August, users are informed that the contingency issue which occurred at Matera has been resolved and a nominal Sentinel-2A/B production was resumed on 16 August.

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Sentinel-1 speeds up crop insurance payouts

17 August 2017

For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so that farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts.

Temporary unavailability of Sentinel-2 data

11 August 2017

As a consequence of a ground segment contingency occurred at Matera station, the publication of Sentinel-2 products in the data hubs is temporarily interrupted as of today 11 August 2017.

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Sweltering southern Europe

11 August 2017

Southern Europe is in the grip of a relentless heatwave, fuelling wildfires and water shortages. Information from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite has been used to map the sweltering heat across the region.

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Greenland wildfire

10 August 2017

Greenland is usually associated with ice and snow, but the country has fallen victim to a large wildfire that has been raging since the end of July. The fire was imaged by the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite on 8 August 2017. The satellite carries a high-resolution multispectral camera working in 13 wavelength bands. The animation uses different combinations of these bands to show the fire in natural colour, to highlight the flames and to show the burnt areas.

Additional Sentinel-1 observations related to the China earthquakes

10 August 2017

Specific Sentinel-1B observations have been planned to support the analysis of the two earthquakes that occurred in China on 08 August (in central China on 8 August at 13.19 UTC, and in north-western China close to the border with Kazakhstan on 08 August at 23.47 UTC), and possible aftershocks.

Sentinel-2 real-time production returns to nominal

09 August 2017

As per the announcement on 04 August, we are pleased to inform the users that the anomaly occurred in the Svalbard processing chain on 02 August has been resolved and nominal Level-1 production was resumed on 08 August at 16:00 UTC.

Sentinel-3 OLCI instrument calibration activities in August - update

09 August 2017

Further to the earlier announcement of Sentinel-3 OCLI calibration activities, we would like to inform the users that due to an OLCI S09 calibration, the nominal OLCI mission data acquisition will be interrupted on 15 August from 08:59:20 UTC to 09:05:20 UTC.

 

Maintenance activities on the Open Hub: user registrations temporarily disabled on 09 August 2017

08 August 2017

Maintenance activities are foreseen on Open Hub (including API Hub) on Wednesday 09 August 2017 from 8:30 CEST (6:30 UTC) to 18:30 CEST (16:30 UTC).

SLSTR instrument contingency - Update

08 August 2017

Due to a SLSTR contingency with a decontamination activity as a part of the recovery operations, SLSTR mission data was unavailable during the periods in the table below.

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