ENVEO is partner in the ESA EXPRO+ - PHAB-IV Study. The main objective of the project is to develop the technical basis for an advanced ice velocity product for ice sheets and ice caps with improved spatial resolution and accuracy.
Project Team: Technical University of Denmark (DTU) (PI), ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)
ESA Contract No. 4000129620/19/I-DT
ENVEO is partner in the Antarctic Ice Sheet CCI+ Project, which is part of the Climate Change Initiative of ESA and the continuation of the Ice Sheets CCI and Antarctic Ice Sheet CCI (phase 2) projects. In AIS CCI+ ENVEO is leading the Antarctic ice velocity product from Sentinel-1 SAR data.
Products are provided through ENVEO's CryoPortal and the CCI Open Data Portal.
Project Team: DTU Microwaves and Remote Sensing Group (DTU-N), DTU Geodynamics Group (DTU-S), ENVironmental Earth Observation IT GmbH (ENVEO), Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF), Science [&] Technology AS (ST), Technische Universität Dresden (TUDr), University College London (UCL/MSSL), University of Leeds, School of Earth and Environment (UL)
ESA/Contract No. 4000126813/19/I-NB
ENVEO is partner in the 4DAntarctica Project, the overall aim of this project is to advance our understanding of the Antarctic Ice Sheet’s supra and subglacial hydrology, its evolution, and its role within the broader ice sheet and ocean systems. ENVEO is leading the development of melt products from Sentinel-1 SAR.
Project Team: School of Geosciences - University of Edinburgh, EarthWave, NERC (PI), British Antarctic Survey, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, University of Leeds, University of Lancaster, Institute of Environmental Geosciences (IGE), ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH, ETH Zürich Institute for Applied Physics “Nello Carrara” (IFAC CNR), Technical University of Denmark (DTU), German Aerospace Center (DLR), Shepherd Space Ltd
ESA/Contract No. ESA/AO/1-9570/18/I-DT
ENVEO is partner in the Glaciers CCI+ Project, which is part of the Climate Change Initiative of ESA and the continuation of the Glaciers CCI (phase 1 & phase 2) projects. In Glaciers CCI+ ENVEO is leading the ice velocity product from Sentinel-1 SAR data.
Products are provided through the Glaciers_cci CRDP 2 Database.
Project Team: Department of Geography, University of Zurich (GIUZ), Gamma Remote Sensing AG (GAMMA), Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH (ENVEO), Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo (GUIO), School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds (SEEL/UL)
ESA/Contract No. 4000127593/19/I-NB
ENVEO leads the ESA STEREOID / HARMONY Phase-0 Science and Requirement Consolidation Study for Land Ice. The main objective of this study is to carry out the required scientific activities to achieve the Scientific Readiness Level SRL-4 at the end of Phase-0 and to ensure that all elements are available to reach SRL-5 at the end of Phase-A for the Land Ice Objectives of the STEREOID mission.
Project Team: ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH (PI), Institut des Géosciences et de l'Environment (IGE/CNRS), Department of Geosciences / University of Oslo (GUIO), Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft)
ESA Contract No. 4000127656/19/NL/FF/gp
ENVEO contributes to the ESA EXPRO - G-CLASS Phase-0 Science and Requirement Consolidation Study. G-CLASS is a candidate for ESA’s Earth Explorer 10 mission opportunity, chosen by ESA as one of three mission proposals from over 20 candidates in September 2018.
Project Team: Cranfield University (PI), Advanced Remote Sensing Systems (ARESYS), Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale - International Centre on Environmental Monitoring (CIMA), Centre Nationale de Recherches Météorologiques (CNRM / CNRS), Consiglio Nazionale delle Riceche - Instituto per il Rilevamento Elettromagnetico dell'Ambiente (CNR-IREA), Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH, Politecnico di Milano, Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien), Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft), Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), University of Alicante, University of Firenze, University of Genova, University of Reading
ENVEO is leading the Snow CCI Project, which is part of the Climate Change Initiative extension (CCI+) of ESA. The main objective of the project is the generation of homogeneous, well calibrated, long-term time series of snow cover extent and snow water equivalent from multi-sensor satellite data for climate applications. ENVEO is leading the algorithm development and is contributing to the snow cover extent production from optical satellite data.
Project Team: ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH (PI), Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Eurac Research, Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), GAMMA Remote Sensing AG, Norwegian Computing Centre (NR), University of Berne, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS / IGE), Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), University of Edinburgh
Websites: http://cci.esa.int/snow and http://snow-cci.enveo.at
ESA Contract No. 4000124098/18/I-NB
The CCN of the ESA STSE CryoSat+ Mountain Glaciers further develops the capabilities of the CryoSat2 SARIn swath processor for mapping mountain glaciers in High Mountain Asia (HMA) and the Pacific Coast Range in Alaska (PCR).
Project Team: University of Edinburgh (PI), Mullard Space Science Laboratory of the University College London (MSSL), ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH, and IsardSAT
ESA/Contract No. ESA/AO/1-8101/14/I-SBo
The main objectives of this project are to (i) investigate the synergistic use for Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 data for seasonal snow monitoring, (ii) develop a snow pack models driven by meteorological parameters to generate cloud cleared snow extent products (i.e. observation gaps caused by clouds are filled) from optical satellite data, and (iii) demonstrate the synergistic use of the snow pack model and the snow extent products from Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 data.
Project Team: Catalysts GmbH (PI), ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH
ESA Contract No. 4000119901/17/I-EF
The project aims at (i) identifying key applications for a Ka-band SAR mission, with an emphasis on SPInSAR applications, (ii) deriving the corresponding mission requirements, assessing the expected L2 performance by means of an end-to-end simulation tool, to be developed within the activity, and by the analysis of available data sets, and (iii) consolidating and refining the mission and system concept, exploiting trade-off spaces identified during the study. ENVEO is subcontractor responsible for cryosphere and natural hazards.
Project Team: Delft University of Technology (PI), ENVEO Environmental Earth Observation IT GmbH, Aresys, DARES, Sapienza-Universita di Roma, Thales Alenia-Space
ESA Contract No. 4000122671/17/NL/FF/gp