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Swarm Bravo: L1B and L2 Cat-2 data gap from 19 to 28 August 2018 recovered

04 February 2019

With reference to the news published on 29 August 2018, we inform the Swarm users that the Swarm Bravo magnetic field data from 19 to 28 August 2018 have been generated and now can be found in the ESA ftp server.

Please note that the recovery of the VFM data is done partially, i.e., some gaps are still present. Thanks to this data gap recovery, also the L1B Plasma and L2 Cat-2 FAC and IBI data gap have been recovered. 

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Glaciers lose nine trillion tonnes of ice in half a century

8 April 2019

When we think of climate change, one of the first things to come to mind is melting polar ice. However, ice loss isn't just restricted to the polar regions. According to research published today, glaciers around the world have lost well over 9000 gigatonnes (nine trillion tonnes) of ice since 1961.