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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.

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Swarm Ionosphere/Magnetosphere

Spherical harmonic model of the large-scale magnetospheric field and its Earth-induced counterpart, spherical harmonic model of the daily geomag...

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Swarm Geodesy/Gravity

Monthly gravity field of the Earth, non-gravitational accelerations

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Swarm Core

Spherical harmonic model of the main (core) field and its temporal variation

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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...

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.

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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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Long-term quality assessment of Swarm L1B data

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

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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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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

Swarm thermo-optical properties of the satellites document updated

The Swarm document on the thermo-optical properties of the satellites provides tables and technical drawings for aerodynamic and radiation pressure modelling.

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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.

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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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IRS-1C and IRS-1D
third party missions

IRS-1C and IRS-1D

The Indian Remote Sensing satellites IRS-1C and IRS-1D were identical Earth-imaging satellites operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation.

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TOOLS & TOOLBOXES

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

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Swarm VRE

The Swarm Virtual Research Environment (VRE) is a cloud service which provides a web-based interactive development environment based on JupyterLab. Read more

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.

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ACC (Swarm)

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

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