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Absolute Vertical TEC now available in the Swarm Level 2 Cat-2 TEC products

10 July 2017

We inform the Swarm users that, starting from 05 July 2017, the Absolute Vertical TEC (VTEC) values and corresponding elevation angles will be available in the Swarm Level 2 Cat-2 TEC products.

The use of absolute VTEC data with corresponding  elevation angles of the GPS rays of at least 50 degree is highly recommended. This recommendation is given since the uncertainty of the mapping function increases with the decreasing elevation angle. For more information on the Swarm Level 2 Cat-2 TEC processing and data format please refer to Swarm Level-2 TEC Product Description .

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Smallsats win big prize at Copernicus Masters

08 November 2017

A constellation of small satellites that provide data on Earth's ice and soil moisture content to complement the Sentinel fleet took the top prize at this year's Copernicus Masters Competition.
The awards ceremony took place on 07 November,  in Tallinn, Estonia, in front of an international audience during European Space Week as part of the Satellite Masters Conference & Horizon 2020 Space Info Day.