Copernicus Observation System for Europe in L-band
One of the high-priority Copernicus Sentinel Expansion Missions.
Main mission: to support forest management, to monitor subsidence and soil moisture and to discriminate crop types
Complementary mission: contribute to the monitoring of polar ice sheets and ice caps, sea-ice extent in the polar region, and of seasonal snow.
To operate in a constellation of (initially two) identical satellites, covering a period > 7 years.
For more details, see https://esamultimedia.esa.int/docs/EarthObservation/Copernicus_L-band_SAR_mission_ROSE-L_MRD_v2.0_issued.pdf.
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Data access information
, EC, EUMETSAT
Details on Status
Funding to be confirmed by EU.
Associated satellite programme and related satellites
Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational ,
blue tag : future
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ROSE-L Radar Observation System for Europe in L-band
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