THEMATIC AREA

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...

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Swarm Geodesy/Gravity

Monthly gravity field of the Earth, non-gravitational accelerations

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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 Space Weather

Environmental conditions in Earth's magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere due to the solar activity that drive the Sun-Earth interactions

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

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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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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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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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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Earth Explorers

GPSR and LRR (Swarm)

Each Swarm satellite is equipped with a Laser Retroreflector for external calibration and validation of the on-board GPS receiver.