Welcome to the ESA Aeolus Online Dissemination System

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This page is the gateway to access and download the free and open Aeolus science data products

As from 8 October 2020 Aeolus Near Real Time (NRT) data products are openly available in the latest production baseline 11. For further details about the data quality improvements, please see ESA Earth Online Portal.

Additionally, the Aeolus Level-2C data products are openly accessible, which provides the ECMWF model wind vectors at the geolocations of assimilated Aeolus L2B winds.

The previous baseline 09 has been reprocessed in baseline 10, which provides users access to a fully homogeneous dataset from 20 April to 8 October 2020. This dataset continues to be available in production baseline 10.

Moreover, the dataset of baseline 10 is further complemented by the reprocessed L1B and L2B products from 28 June to 31 December 2019. For more details, please visit ESA Earth Online Portal.

How to download?

1. Web Site Access:

2. FTP Access: ftps://aeolus-ref-addf.eo.esa.int, i.e. by using explicit FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS and using passive mode), with your own EO-SSO credentials.

The L2B processor software is free and open. For further information about access to the software and mandatory data input, please consult the [ESA Earth Online Portal]. All auxiliary is available in dedicated public collection :

What is required?

In order to download any products of interest, please login with your own ESA EO-SSO account or create one beforehand (Start registration process).

Do you need help?

Detailed information on the ESA's Wind Earth Explorer Mission, on the relevant Product Format Specifications and data processing algorithms, as well as on data unavailability periods and blacklisted data can be found on the ESA Earth Online Portal.

For more details please refer to the online Help Page.

Note that the full collections of Aeolus products can be searched and browsed but currently only wind products (Baseline B10, B11) are publicly available for downloading. Access to other products are limited to dedicated expert groups. Should you need access to such products, please fill the Data Access request form and send it by e-mail to EOHelp@esa.int.

The access and use of Aeolus products are regulated by the ESA's Data Policy and subject to the acceptance of the specific Terms & Conditions.
Users accessing Aeolus products are intrinsically acknowledging and accepting the above.

Service News

ESA has replaced the Single Sign On with a new Earth Observation Identity and Access Management system.

Existing active users have received an email to activate their new account to be used from now on.

Read more (link to the TTO completion news).