Documents

MAG and Project Documents

Title Description Date File
CIMR Mission Requirements Document v2

This is the official second release of the CIMR Mission Requirements Document (MRD v2), prepared by ESA, including contributions of the Mission Advisory Group.

Among other topics, this version of the MRD covers Background and Justification for the mission (including traceability to the PEG reports), Mission Requirements (General, Level-1, Product Requirements, User Service Requirements), and Synergies and International Context.

The MRD is a key reference document for the CIMR mission. 

 

Mar 5 2019 PDF icon CIMR-MRD-v2.0-20190305-ISSUED.pdf

Reference Documents

Title Description Date File
CMEMS Position paper : Polar and snow cover applications

A position paper authored by the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS), as input to the User Requirement Workshop held by EU in Brussels on 23rd June 2016.

This position paper explores the requirements of CMEMS in terms of polar monitoring. 

Jun 23 2016 PDF icon Position_Paper_CMEMS_Polar and Snow Cover application workshop.pdf
The European Union's Arctic Policy

The European Union's Arctic Policy document. CIMR is designed to support EU's Arctic Policy. See also the EU webpage.

Apr 16 2016 PDF icon 160427_joint-communication-an-integrated-european-union-policy-for-the-arctic_en.pdf
EU Polar Expert Group - Report #2

Early 2017, EU DG-GROW appointed a group of European experts with the mandate to update and/or complete the review and analysis of the users’ needs for a mission dedicated to Polar Ice and Snow monitoring. The Polar Expert Group (PEG) have generated two reports.

This is the second report. It defines high-level mission requirements of the dedicated Polar and Snow Missions.

In this final report, PEG recommends to retain as first priority the proposed Imaging PMR concept, implemented by CIMR.

Access the report online: https://dx.doi.org/10.2760/44170

Jul 31 2017 PDF icon EU_PolarExpertsGroup_Report_P2.pdf
EU Polar Expert Group - Report #1

Early 2017, EU DG-GROW appointed a group of European experts with the mandate to update and/or complete the review and analysis of the users’ needs for a mission dedicated to Polar Ice and Snow monitoring. The Polar Expert Group (PEG) have generated two reports.

This is the first report. It contains the user requirements in terms of observations, parameters and/or products: https://dx.doi.org/10.2760/22832

Jun 12 2017 PDF icon EU_PolarExpertsGroup_Report_P1.pdf