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Objectives

Support the absolute altimeter calibration during the Operational Phase of the Sentinel-3A & -3B missions, including the Commissioning Phase of S-3B for the surface topography element, by maintaining and operating the CDN1 Sentinel-3 Altimeter Calibration Site in West Crete, Greece.
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CAL/VAL Techniques

Absolute calibration of satellite altimeters, during their lifetime, by external and independent facilities, is a prerequisite for a continuous, homogenous and reliable monitoring of the earth, its oceans and climate change.
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Partners

SeRAC project's partners.
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News and Events

13 March 2018

Intl. Workshop

International Review Workshop on Satellite Altimetry Cal/Val Activities and Applications

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13 March 2018

Sentinel-3A Transponder Calibration

A successful transponder calibration of Sentinel-3A Pass No.14 was carried out at the CDN1 Cal/Val site in west Crete, Greece.

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13 March 2018

Sentinel 3 Validation Team Meeting

The fourth meeting takes place at EUMETSAT

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13 March 2018

SeRAC Project Website

The web portal of the "Sentinel-3 Radar Altimetr Calibration in Crete" is now available in beta version

Funded by the EU and ESA