Sentinel-3 Mission Performance Centre

Sentinel-3 is an Earth Observation Mission in the frame of GMES providing the following mission products and services:

  • Sea and land surface topography
  • Land and Ocean colour measurements
  • Sea and land surface temperature

isardSAT, within a large European consortium, undertakes the Preparation and Operations of the Mission Performance Centre (MPC) for the Surface Topography Mission (STM) of the Copernicus Sentinel-3. isardSAT prepares and executes the Commissioning and Routine Operation Phases, and supports the Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS) processing, and the calibration and geophysical validation activities. isardSAT is also investigating the improvement of the scientific data quality, as well as designing and implementing altimetry data processing algorithms in coastal areas and river basins.






algorithm development, instrumental calibration, geophysical validation, satellites, altimetry