Status Report

Envisat Monitoring the Atmosphere / ESA TV Exchanges / 12-02-2002

By SpaceRef Editor
February 11, 2002
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

12-Feb-02 10:30 – 10:45 GMT

Envisat Monitoring the Atmosphere

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the


Please note the change in time of Tuesday’s transmission.

Replay I: 12 Feb 02 19:45 – 20:00 GMT

Replay II: 16 Feb 02 08:00 – 08:45 GMT

This is the second of the two new programmes on applications of ESA’s new Earth Observation satellite Envisat which will be launched at the end of this month.

This programme focuses on Envisat’s SCHIAMACHY instrument which will build on the atmosphere monitoring data provided by the GOME instrument on board ERS-2. The data provided will be be more accurate and will help scientists to further understand such phenomena as global worming and ozone depletion.

The 5-minute A-roll contains split audio with an English guide track and is complemented by a B-roll with international sound only. The script is on-line as of the day of transmission, as a PDF document under

This ESA TV Exchanges feed is transmitted by the European Commission’s “Europe by Satellite” (EbS) service. You can find the complete transmission schedule and download scripts and shot lists, also for ESA TV items, from the EbS Web site at

More background information can be found on .

Transmission details:EUTELSAT HOT BIRD at 13° East (DVB/MPEG-2)

Horizontal, F=12,476 MHz (MCPC, Europe by Satellite)

SR=27,500 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

SpaceRef staff editor.