SENTINEL-3 Payload Data Ground Segment Overview
Santella, Carla1; Nogueira Loddo, Carolina2; Fournier-Sicre, Vincent2; Santacesaria, Vincenzo2; LÝvstad, Jan2; Wilson, Hilary2; Buongiorno, Alessandra3; Sciarra, Roberto1; Monjoux, Eric3; Goryl, Philippe3; Femenias, Pierre3; Sunda, Michela4; Niezette, Marc4
1SERCO S.p.A., ITALY; 2EUMETSAT, GERMANY; 3ESA-ESRIN, ITALY; 4VEGA SPACE, GERMANY
The Sentinel-3 Payload Data Ground Segment will be in charge of executing the acquisition, processing, archiving and dissemination of data from the OLCI (Ocean and Land Colour instrument), the SLSTR (Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer), the SRAL (Synthetic Aperture Radar Altimeter), the MWR (Microwave Radiometer) instruments, and the GNSS and DORIS assembly embarked in the Sentinel-3 satellite. The Sentinel-3 Payload Data Ground Segment will be consisting of centres with the following functionalities:
Circulation, Short Term Archiving, Online Archiving and Monitoring functionality are common to all Centres.