ECOSTRESS was launched by NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) on June 29, 2018. The instrument includes a TIR multispectral whiskbroom scanner with five bands between 8 and 12.5 μm, which scans at ±25° and results in a swath width of ~400 km depending on the ISS height. The ISS orbit allows excellent coverages of the selected targets with multiple revisits in the diurnal cycle. The pixel size after resampling at the nadir is ~70 × 70 m.
Read more about ECOSTRESS datasets.
CloudFerro, the operator of CREODIAS, is inviting you to enter the 4th edition of the contest “Seize the beauty of our Planet” for the best satellite image of the Earth. This edition's theme is global warming, and the contest motto is "Together for COOL Earth!"
We are looking for the most outstanding satellite imagery depicting the consequences of global warming. All you need to do is to submit an image generated on one of the EO platforms developed / co-developed and operated by CloudFerro - CREODIAS, Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem, WEkEO, CODE-DE or EO-Lab. You can use dedicated software of your choice (e.g. QGIS) to better indicate the area affected by phenomena resulting from global warming.
As in previous editions, winners are selected by internet users, who vote for the best 13 images, and then a Jury, who chooses 3 best images that take the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
Go to the contest page on cloudferro.com/en/contest2023 to learn more about the contest and prizes you can win.
CREODIAS provides commercial services for Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem oferred by a Consortium consisting of T-Systems as a leader, CloudFerro, Sinergise, VITO, DLR, ACRI-ST, and RHEA. Payable services include: CloudFerro cloud, T-Systems Open Telekom Cloud, EO based services including VHR imagery, PGaaS, Sentinel Hub, openEO, free trials for most functions and more. Access to CREODIAS is possible using Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem credentials.
The Copernicus Data Space Ecosystem is constantly being developed, providing users with more and more attractive services. Here are some new features introduced recently:
- Data Workspace, new application for processing and ordering was launched and integrated with Copernicus Browser providing new experience for users.
- Ordering products from archive – Deferred Access Data is enabled, enriching data offer.
- Partial download is now available on Copernicus Browser. User does not need to download a full EO product. It is possible to select individual files for downloading.
- OpenEO API is available [https://openeo.dataspace.copernicus.eu/]
- Jupyter Notebooks service was enabled [https://jupyterhub.dataspace.copernicus.eu/hub/login?next=%2Fhub%2F].
- Existing traceability service was enriched with new web user interface [https://trace.dataspace.copernicus.eu/traces]. Starting mid-April, new traces were generated for constantly ingested Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2, Sentinel-3 and Sentinel-5p products. Now, users can search for traces using web UI, in addition to the previously released traceability API.
- Sentinel-1 Level 1 GRD Cloud Optimized GeoTIFF are available and accessible for users.
CloudFerro, the operator of CREODIAS, is adding two additional cloud regions for CREODIAS users – WAW3-2 and FRA1-2.
The WAW3-2 region, based in Warsaw, Poland, is built on OpenStack Yoga. It offers a significant increase in computing power compared to older regions and will be connected to the EODATA main repository via multiple 100 Gbit/s links. This ensures high-speed data access and processing. This region also features a user-friendly Kubernetes platform for automated deployment, enhancing efficiency and productivity. The primary computing offering is based on AMD processors and offers very competitive pricing. From a user’s perspective, this means better performance per euro compared to other cloud providers. Additionally, there are VMs with local storage ideally suited for data processing or building Kubernetes clusters. We have also improved SSD network block storage performance over previous clouds. WAW3-2 shares a data center location with the WAW3-1 cloud.
The FRA1-2 region, based in Frankfurt, Germany, is also built on OpenStack Yoga. It is distinct from the WAW3 and CF2 regions, yet provides significant computing power and is connected to the EODATA main repository, ensuring high-speed data access and processing. This region also features a user-friendly Kubernetes platform for automated deployment, enhancing efficiency and productivity. The computing offerings are similar in terms of CPU and flavor compositions to WAW3-1. This region is located in our FRA1 data center, which is BSI certified.
Both regions will become available in June to CREODIAS customers. If you need more computing power or want to test the new regions, please reach out to the Support Team at email@example.com or your sales representative.