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  • News - General News

    News - General News

    New paper “Swarm Langmuir probes' data quality validation and future improvements” published

    The paper “Swarm Langmuir probes' data quality validation and future improvements” by F. Catapano et al. has been published in the Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI) journal in March 2022.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    How Envisat helped to shape global understanding of Earth’s systems

    Twenty years have passed since a ground-breaking European spacecraft designed to deliver unprecedented insight into the planet’s changing environment was lofted into orbit.

  • News - Announcement of Opportunity updates

    News - Announcement of Opportunity updates

    Swarm DISC Deadline Extension

    Swarm DISC Invitation to Tender deadline extension for SD-ITT-4.4: Swarm for Space Weather

  • Activity - Projects

    Activity - Projects

    Dragon 2 Cooperation Programme

    The Dragon 2 Programme focussed on the exploitation of ESA, ESA's Third Party Missions and Chinese Earth observation data for science and applications development in land, ocean and atmospheric applications.

  • Activity - Projects

    Activity - Projects

    TOLEOS

    The TOLEOS (Thermosphere Observations from Low-Earth Orbiting Satellites) project will produce thermosphere mass density observations from the accelerometer measurements of the GRACE, GRACE-FO, and CHAMP satellites.

  • Activity - General activities

    Activity - General activities

    GSCB and LTDP

    The Copernicus programme is based on a fleet of European Earth observation satellites, built and operated by ESA, member states and commercial entities. Copernicus will also offer data from non-European satellites.

  • Mission - Copernicus Sentinels

    Mission - Copernicus Sentinels

    Copernicus Sentinel-3

    Copernicus Sentinel-3 is an European Earth Observation satellite mission developed to support Copernicus ocean, land, atmospheric, emergency, security and cryospheric applications.

  • Instrument - Laser Ranging

    Instrument - Laser Ranging

    LRR ERS

    The Laser Retro-Reflector (LRR), on board the ERS-1 and ERS-2 missions, was an optical device for accurate satellite tracking from the ground to support instrument data evaluation.

  • Mission - Earth Explorers

    Mission - 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.

  • Mission - Heritage Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions

    GOCE

    ESA's Gravity field and Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) mission mapped Earth's geoid very accurately, opening a window into Earth's interior structure as well as the currents circulating within the depths of its oceans. 

  • Instrument - Laser Ranging

    Instrument - Laser Ranging

    LRR (Envisat)

    The LRR instrument aboard Envisat was used to accurately determine the orbital height of the satellite.

  • Tools - Other

    Tools - Other

    Swarm-Aurora

    Swarm-Aurora, a web-based tool, was designed to facilitate and drive the use of Swarm in-situ measurements in auroral science.

  • Instrument - GPS

    Instrument - GPS

    GPSR and LRR (Swarm)

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

  • Activity - Projects

    Activity - Projects

    Auroral Electrojet and auroral Boundaries estimated from Swarm observations

    In the Swarm-AEBS project, a set of new Swarm data products that characterise the auroral electrojets and auroral oval boundaries will be derived from Swarm magnetic field measurements.

  • Document - Proceedings

    Document - Proceedings

    ERS-Envisat-symposium-proceedings.pdf

    This document contains the proceedings of the ERS-Envisat Symposium, which took place in 2000.