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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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Spire live and historical data

The data collected by Spire has a diverse range of applications, from analysis of global trade patterns and commodity flows to aircraft routing ...

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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 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...

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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...

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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PAZ data now available to users worldwide

ESA is pleased to announce the availability of the PAZ satellite products to the scientific community, for R&D activities and start-ups.

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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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operational news

New Swarm E (CASSIOPE) precise orbits and attitude data released

Precise orbits and attitude quaternions for the year 2019 for the CASSIOPE/e-POP satellite are now available on the Swarm dissemination server.

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operational news

Swarm Alpha: Magnetic field data regenerated from 14 to 17 February 2020

An issue was registered during the processing of the Swarm L1B magnetic field data during 14 to 17 February 2020, which is when the ASM on-board this spacecraft was commanded in Burst mode.

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operational news

Swarm L1B and L2 operational processors updated

On 11 February an improved version for both L1B and L2 (FAC, IBI, and TEC) Operational Processors was transferred into operation.

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operational news

New EFI TII Cross-Track Flow dataset available for Swarm Alpha and Bravo

An improved version of the TII cross-track dataset (TIICT version 0201) is now available.

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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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PAZ
third party missions

PAZ

The PAZ (Spanish for “peace”) satellite, operates as a constellation alongside TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X.

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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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The 9th Swarm Data Quality Workshop SDQW

The 9th Swarm Data Quality Workshop (SDQW) was hosted by the Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, from 16 to 20 September 2019.

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ACTIVITIES

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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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VFM

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