On the Romanian Danube sector in South-Eastern Europe, sand and ice banks can present difficulties for ships navigating these waters—Copernicus Sentinel satellite images are used by local authorities, to monitor navigation and manage traffic.

Due to a ground segment configuration error, a set of NRTI data with sensing date of 2019-07-29 and 2019-07-30 that have been processed for validation of the the Near Real Time dataflow with improved algorithms have been mistakenly published on the Sentinel-5P pre-operations data hub on 2020-05-18/19.


A maintenance activity on the core infrastructure hosting the data hub services, is planned for 15 of December, from 07:00 to 15:00 UTC.

A maintenance activity on core infrastructure hosting the data hub services, is planned for tomorrow the 10th of December, from 09:00 to 12:00 UTC.

Maintenance activities are scheduled on 15 December from 08:30 to 16:30 UTC for updating the data hub software on the Sentinel-5P Pre-Operations Data Hub.

Due to a ground segment anomaly the Sentinel-5P near real time (NRTI) production of SO2 and HCHO has been degraded between orbits 16259 and 16338. The anomaly was caused by an interruption of the background calibration.

Copernicus Sentinel-1B was unavailable on 8 December 2020 from 01:56 to 09:19 UTC, due to a SAR antenna anomaly.

As previously announced NO2 data from Copernicus Sentinel-5P are now processed with an improved processor (version 01.04.00).

Due to a collision avoidance manoeuvre planned for the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite on 4 December there will be a data unavailability for near real time (NRTI) data for a few orbits.

Over the past summers, the Alta Murgia National Park in Southern Italy faced a lack of information on wildfires for post-fire assessments-Copernicus Sentinel-2 data came into action, enabling the design and development of Rheticus® Wildfires by Planetek Italia: a geo-information service offering solutions.

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