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European Remote Sensing satellite 2 - ERS-2
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Abstract

ESA's two European Remote Sensing (ERS) satellites, ERS-1 and –2, were launched into the same orbit in 1991 and 1995 respectively. Their payloads included a synthetic aperture imaging radar, radar altimeter and instruments to measure ocean surface temperature and wind fields.

ERS-2 added an additional sensor for atmospheric ozone monitoring. The two satellites acquired a combined data set extending over two decades.

The ERS-2 satellite was retired on 05 September 2011.

Abbreviation:  ESA ERS-2-platform
Keywords:  European Remote Sensing satellite, ERS, ERS-2
Keywords:     
European Remote Sensing satellite, ERS, ERS-2
Child Platform:     
Platform Type:     
satellite
Platform Location:     
GeographicBoundingBox: Global (-180 to 180)
Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/neodc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__obs_11866671701819925
Abbreviation:
ESA ERS-2-platform
Platform Location

 90.0° 
-180.0°  180.0°
 -90.0° 
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