Data Description

All GOCE Level 1b and Level 2 products, in accordance with ESA Earth Observation Data Policy, are freely available to users.

See the GOCE product descriptions to learn more about what the products offer:

Data Download

Download data from the GOCE mission through the ESA GOCE Online Dissemination Service. The data is freely available to registered users.

Data Tools

A number of tools are available for visualising, processing and analysing GOCE data.

GOCE Level-1b and Level-2 XML Parser

The L1b-L2XML parser is capable of importing data into existing applications, by transforming GOCE products from ESA's Earth Explorers file format standards into other common formats.

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GOCEPARSER is an easy-to-use tool for extracting the GOCE Level-1b and Level-2 data from the XML products into a plain text file in columnar format.

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The GOCEXML2ASCII parser is a very fast and memory-efficient XML to ASCII converter for GOCE Level-2 EGG_NOM and SST_PSO data.

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GOCE Level-1b Matlab Readers

Use this starting package to learn how to build simple Matlab routines which can read Level-1b GOCE products.


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Data Quality

Quality Control is monitoring routinely the status of the spacecraft (payload and platform) and to check if the derived products meet the quality requirements along mission life-time.

Quality Control Reports for EGG

Quality Control Reports for SSTI