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Data

Discover and download the Earth observation data you need from the broad catalogue of missions the European Space Agency operate and support.

Data Description

Swarm Level 2 longterm

The Swarm Level 2 Long Term data products are the corrected and formatted output from each of the three Swarm satellites. By a complex assimilat...

Data Description

Swarm Level 1 B

The Level 1b products of the Swarm mission contains time-series of quality-screen, calibrated, and corrected measurements given in physical, SI ...

Data Description

Swarm Level 2 daily

The Swarm Level 1b data products are the corrected and formatted output from each of the three Swarm satellites. By a complex assimilation of th...

Data Description

TropForest - ALOS, Deimos-1 & KOMPSAT-2 optical coverages over tropical forests

The objective of the ESA TropForest project was to create a harmonised geo-database of ready-to-use satellite imagery to support 2010 global for...

News

Discover the latest news on the European Space Agency's Earth Observation activities. Learn all about new data availability and how ESA's missions are performing.

General News

Improved Swarm IPDxIRR_2F products now available

An improved version of the Swarm IPDxIRR Level-2 product (version 0301) is now available.

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General News

Long-term quality assessment of Swarm L1B data

A technical note describing the Swarm L1B data quality is now available.

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General News

New Earth Online Newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest news in our newsletter.

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Operational News

Swarm Alpha: Scalar magnetic field data not available from 17 to 19 April 2020

Due to an issue detected in the Swarm L1B data processing chain, the magnetic field intensity derived from the ASM instrument and stored in MAGx_LR_1B and MAGx_CA_1B products for Swarm Alpha is set to zero from 17 to 19 April 2020.

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General News

Special PROBA-V microsite

See some of the accomplishments of the PROBA-V mission in a special microsite developed by VITO.

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Scientific Highlights

Gravity Field Models from Swarm data

In addition to its geomagnetic objectives, GPS receivers onboard Swarm can and have already been exploited to measure temporal variations in Earth's global gravity field.

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Missions

Explore the European Space Agency's Earth Observation satellite missions. Learn all about ESA's dedicated Earth Explorers or collaborations with other agencies through the Third Party Missions programme.

Swarm
Earth Explorers

Swarm

Swarm is dedicated to creating a highly detailed survey of the Earth’s geomagnetic field and its temporal evolution as well as the electric field in the atmosphere using a constellation of three identical satellites.

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PROBA-V
Earth Watch

PROBA-V

The PROBA-V mission provides multispectral images to study the evolution of the vegetation cover on a daily and global basis.

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Events

Learn about upcoming Earth observation conferences, workshops and training courses that the European Space Agency organise or support. Discover the results of past events, which may provide useful reference or material for your work.

EVENT - Meeting

PROBA-V QWG meeting 10

The 10th PROBA-V Quality Working Group (QWG) meeting took place in Antwerp, Belgium on 23 and 24 October 2019.

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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

Find the tools you need to visualise, analyse and process the European Space Agency's Earth observation data.

TOOLS - Visualisation

EVDC Orbit Prediction Tool

The EVDC Orbit Prediction and Overpass Tool generates and visualises satellite's overpasses. Read more

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

ACTIVITY - Instrument characterisation and algorithm studies

ESA satellites and instruments calibration landing page

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INSTRUMENTS

Explore the many instruments the European Space Agency use to observe the Earth. ESA offer data from a wide range of optical, radar, atmospheric, altimetric and gravimetric instrumentation.

p-sr-spectrometers

Earth Watch

Vegetation (VGT)

The main PROBA-V payload is the Vegetation sensor (VGT): a multispectral pushbroom spectrometer.

p-magnetic-field-electric-field-instruments

Earth Explorers

ACC (Swarm)

The Accelerometer measures the Swarm satellite’s non-gravitational acceleration in its respective orbit.

a-spectrometers-radiometers

Third Party Missions

AVNIR-2

The Advanced Visible and Near-Infrared Radiometer-2 (AVNIR-2) was a visible and near infrared radiometer for observing land and coastal zones.

OTHER RESOURCES

Browse through mission documentation and reports, and learn more about European Space Agency Earth Observation projects and opportunities.

DOCUMENT - Availability report

16 June 2020

Swarm-instrument-unavailability.pdf

This report details all of the times the Swarm instruments have been unavailable. Download