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.

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Data registration and proposals profile

Access your profile to see your requested data products or registrations and proposals you have submitted. An active EO-SSO account is required.

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ERS PRARE FTP

Download ERS PRARE orbit products through the ESA Online Dissemination System. The data is freely available to registered users.

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EO-SSO registration

Learn how to register an EO-SSO account, which is required to access some data and submit proposals for data.

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WorldView-2 European Cities

ESA, in collaboration with European Space Imaging, has collected this WorldView-2 dataset covering the most populated areas in Europe at 40 cm r...

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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What are Heritage missions?

Learn more about ESA’s EO Heritage missions in our new infographic.

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operational news

Swarm Bravo: Scalar magnetic field data not available from 24 to 30 August 2020

The Scalar magnetic field data is not available between 24 to 30 August and is being recovered.

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operational news

Updated Swarm EEF dataset released

An improved version of Swarm EEFxTMS_2F products (version 0203) is now available.

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operational news

Swarm Alpha EFI-LP data gap from 12 to 13 August 2020

During a routine operation performed for the EFI on board Swarm Alpha, an issue was registered and the instrument has been rebooted, resulting in a data gap.

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Announcement of Opportunity for G-POD

ESA is offering all scientists the possibility to perform bulk processing and/or validation of their own algorithms exploiting the large ESA Earth-observation archive.

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operational news

Swarm Alpha: Scalar magnetic field data not available from 22 to 26 July 2020

Due to an issue in the Swarm L1B data processing chain, the magnetic field intensity derived from the ASM instrument and stored in products for Swarm Alpha is set to zero from 22 to 26 July 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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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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ERS

The ERS programme was composed of two missions, ERS-1 and ERS-2, which together observed the Earth for 20 years, from 1991 to 2011.

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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.

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17th European Space Weather Week

17th European Space Weather Week will take place 25-29 October 2021 in Glasgow, UK. It aims to bring together the diverse groups in Europe working on different aspects of Space Weather.

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COSPAR 2021

COSPAR 2021 Scientific Assembly 'Connecting Space Research for Global Impact' will be held 28 January – 4 February 2021 in Sydney, Australia.

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AGU Fall Meeting 2020

AGU Fall Meeting 2020 will be one of the world's largest virtual scientific conferences, with exciting programming and events scheduled from 1-17 December 2020.

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10th Swarm Data Quality Workshop

ESA's 10th Swarm Data Quality Workshop, 5-9 October 2020, will be a virtual meeting focused on Swarm L1/L2 data quality and technical aspects.

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IGARSS 2020

The 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (IGARSS) virtual symposium will take place 26 September - 2 October 2020. This year's main theme is "Remote Sensing: Global Perspectives for Local Solutions".

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EGU General Assembly 2020

This meeting has been replaced by EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online initiative, a series of online activities. The EGU General Assembly aims to bring Geo-Scientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences.

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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

ACTIVITIES

Find the activities you need.

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ESC Geomagnetic Conditions

The overall objective of the ESC Geomagnetic Conditions - definition and development activities work is to ensure operational and development activities within the Geomagnetic Conditions Expert Service Centre (G-ESC) of ESA's Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Space Weather (SWE) network. 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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STR (Swarm)

The Swarm Star Trackers retrieve information on the precise satellite orientation and attitude.

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ACC (Swarm)

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

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GPSR and LRR (Swarm)

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

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PRARE (ERS-2)

Precise Range And Range-Rate Equipment (PRARE) was a microwave tracking system for the measurement of satellite to ground range and range rate.

OTHER RESOURCES

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

DOCUMENT - Availability Report

24 June 2020

Swarm-data-gaps-recovered.pdf

Burst mode Sessions reprocessed with L1BOP in operation since 11/02/2020. Download