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INSTRUMENT

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.

operational news

Experimental Swarm C cross-track acceleration data set published

A first data set of calibrated Swarm C cross-track accelerations has been published.

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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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operational news

Swarm Alpha and Charlie: Magnetic field data regenerated from January 2018

The VFM (Vector Field Magnetometer) scaling that changes with time, i.e., s_t, needs to be slightly adjusted starting from January 2018 onward.

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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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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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VFM

The Vector Field Magnetometer is the primary instrument carried aboard the Swarm satellites.

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