New Swarm Level 2 magnetic field models released
09 April 2018
The first models of the fourth release of Swarm magnetic field models are now available to users. The new models are based on improved Swarm magnetometer data (MAGx_LR_1B data products, baseline 05, version 03), covering the period from launch to the end of 2017, i.e. one additional year in comparison to the previous release. In addition to this, they are also based on satellite magnetic data from other missions, e.g. CHAMP, which is a new feature of the models that enhances their quality.
The magnetic field models can be downloaded from the ESA FTP server, where they are located in the '/Level2longterm' directory. The following models are available:
These models are either new or reflect an evolution with respect to the previously released models. The models of the large-scale magnetospheric field MMA_SHA_2C and the ionospheric field models MIO_SHA_2C and MIO_SHA_2D will be released within the next few weeks.
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