5, October 2018

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9560
Open Date: 04/10/2018
Closing Date: 29/10/2018 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 18.155.19
Prog. Ref.: Mission Management
Budget Ref.: E/E110-E5 – Mission Management
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of EO Programmes
Department: Science, Applications & Climate Dep.
Division: Earth and Mission Sciences Division
Contract Officer: Tchoualack, Cendrine
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 04/10/2018
Update Reason: Tender issue

BIOMASS is ESAs 7th Earth Explorer mission. The mission was selected for implementation in 2012 and is foreseen for launch in 2022. BIOMASS is implemented as a single platform repeat pass interferomteric P-band SAR mission operated in a simple stripmap mode acquiring global data in a predefined orbit scenario.One of the secondary mission objective of Biomass is to provide information on thetopography below forests.The objective of this study is to develop the prototypes of (1) a stacking algorithm for fine co-registration and residual ionosphere phase correction of the image stacks and (2) the topographic information retrieval algorithm.

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