Background and reference documentation relating to the ESA Climate Change Initiative can be downloaded below:

Key documents

Document name Version Issue date Download
The ESA Climate Change Initiative – Description 1.0 Sept. 30, 2009
ESA CCI: CCI Project Guidelines 1.0 Nov. 5, 2010
ESA CCI Status 2012 1.1 Sept. 21, 2012
ESA CCI data standards 2.2 May 19, 2020
CCI Data Policy 1.1 July 12, 2013
Cooperation between the ESA Climate Change Initiative and the EC Copernicus Climate Change Service 1.0 Aug. 9, 2018
Response by ESA to GCOS Results of the Climate Change Initiative Requirements Analysis 3.0 Oct. 31, 2012