The 2020 Copernicus Sentinels calendar focuses on European islands. Crete the largest Greek island is November 2020. Thank you ESA!!! The full calendar is available here.
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.
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.
The CDN1 transponder Cal/Val site has been established on the mainland in west Crete under a triple cross-over of Sentinel-3A & 3B but also Jason series