Minimize 6th Swarm Data Quality Workshop
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The Swarm 6th Data Quality Workshop was hosted by the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, from 26 to 29 September 2016

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Contents
Day
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday (Presentations)

Monday

  Chair
Kathy Whaler

Session 1: Mission overview

14:00 - 14:05 John Rees Welcome by Dr John Rees, Director of Science for Earth Hazards and Observatories at British Geological Survey
14:05 - 14:10 Paul Palmer Welcome by Prof Paul Palmer on behalf of National Centre of Earth Observation and UK Space Agency
14:10 - 14:40 Rune Floberghagen Workshop intro. Mission key challenges. Data production. Constellation evolution strategy. The Swarm DISC concept. Upcoming programmatic steps
14:40 - 15:00 Nils Olsen Almost 3 years of Swarm : science highlights and status update on the Data Innovation Science Cluster
15:00 - 15:20 Gauthier Hulot Overview of L2 Cat-1 products
15:20 - 15:40 Claudia Stolle Overview of L2 Cat-2 products
15:40 - 15:50 Frank Diekmann Status of Flight Operations Segment
16:10 - 16:30 Giuseppe Ottavianelli Swarm constellation evolution. Part 1 : needs and option simulations
16:30 - 17:00 Detlef Sieg Swarm constellation evolution Option simulations
17:00 - 17:50   Preliminary constellation discussion
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Tuesday

  Chair
Giuseppe Ottavianelli

Session 2: L1B Key aspects

08:30 - 08:45 Enkelejda Qamili / Pierre Vogel Overview of magnetic package instruments and L1B data status
08:45 - 09:00 John Leif Jørgensen IBA variations analysis, correction algorithm and root cause investigations
09:00 - 09:15 Jonas Bregnhøj Nielsen Implementation of STR Thermal Correction Model and Impact on L1B data
09:15 - 09:30 Lars Tøffner-Clausen Updates to Swarm Magnetic Data Processing - Near Future Plans
09:30 - 09:45 Pierre Vigneron ASM Burst mode data update
09:45 - 09:50 Claudia Stolle Preliminary asessement of the ASM Burst mode
09:50 - 10:30   Discussion
10:30 - 11:00 Mariano Kornberg / Pierre Vogel / Igino Coco EFI instrument status
11:00 - 11:15 Igino Coco Overview of EFI L1B processors and data status
11:15 - 11:30 Johnathan Burchill Details of the EFI TII instrument status and data validation
11:30 - 11:45 Stephan Buchert Details of the EFI LP instrumen status and data validation
11:45 - 12:00   Discussion
12:00 - 12:15 Christian Siemes Accelerometer investigations and advances in processing
12:15 - 12:30 Eelco Doornbos New acceleration and density products from POD only
12:30 - 12:45 Christian Siemes GPSR instrument status
12:45 - 13:00   Discussion
  Chair
Enkelejda Qamili

Session 2M: Magnetic field measurements

14:00 - 14:20 Thomas Usbeck Possible Thermal Tests with Boom and Optical Bench on available STM H/W for root cause investigations of ASM_VFM residual and STR IBA variation
14:20 - 14:40 John Leif Jørgensen DTU-MI update on the ASM-VFM residuals
14:40 - 14:50 Lars Tøffner-Clausen ASM-VFM scalar residuals: latest developments of magnetic vector data calibration and characterisation
14:50 - 15:00 Riccardo Mecozzi ASM-VFM residual investigation: In-orbit heater test and future study on the thermo-electric effects
15:00 - 15:20 Enkelejda Qamili Analysis of Alpha-Charlie ASM and VFM residuals during the manouvres
15:20 - 15:40 Gauthier Hulot Preliminary model development of the Alpha-Charlie ASM and VFM residuals
15:40 - 16:00 Riccardo Mecozzi Further information on ASM / VFM ground stray field characterization
16:00 - 16:50   Discussion
16:50 - 17:10 Gauthier Hulot On the ASM vector mode data
17:10 - 17:30 George Balasis Validation of the 50 Hz VFM data in the context of high frequency (0,1-5 Hz) ULF wave studies
17:30 - 17:50 Ewa Slominska Spectral analysis of magnetic field fluctuations
17:50 - 18:10 Jan Miedzik B_VFM 50 Hz - different high frequency content between spacecraft and axes
18:10 - 18:30 Martin Rother Calibration efforts made at GFZ on the e-POP data set
18:30 - 19:00   Discussion on the way forward and review of recommendations
  Chair
Igino Coco

Session 2E: Electric field measurements

14:00 - 14:20 Matthias Foerster About 'hick-ups', 'peak-trains', and other peculiarities of the Swarm plasma data
14:20 - 14:40 Levan Lomidze Validation of Swarm LP data at low and middle latitudes
14:40 - 15:00 Vladimir Truhlik Comparison of the SWARM Electron Temperature Data with IRI and C/NOFS and Possible Corrections
15:00 - 16:50   Discussion
16:50 - 17:10 A. Kouznetsov Swarm EFI Thermal Ion Imager Data Quality Analysis Based on Image Properties
17:10 - 17:30 Octav Marghitu A tentative procedure to validate and adjust the electric field
17:10 - 19:00   Discussion on the way forward and review of recommendations
  Chair
Igino Coco

Session 2AG: ACC and GPSR measurements

14:00 - 14:20 Anja Schlicht The behaviour of a metal shield in a dilute plasma
14:20 - 14:40 Christian Siemes Progress on accelerometer data processing
14:40 - 15:00 Ales Bezdek Calibration/validation of Swarm ACC data and GPS orbits
15:00 - 15:50 Le Ren / Steffan Schön Insights from absolute and relative kinematic orbit determination for Swarm satellites
15:20 - 15:40 Heike Peter Swarm and Sentinels - using synergies
15:40 - 16:00 Jose van den Ijssel Progress on GPS-derived orbits and non-gravitational accelerations for the Swarm satellites
16:00 - 19:00   Discussion on the way forward and review of recommendations
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Wednesday

  Co-Chair
Claudia Stolle
David Knudsen

Session 3: Higher level products

08:30 - 08:45 Martin Rother Current performance of the DCO models: SV and forecast assessment of AUX_COR
08:45 - 09:00 William Brown Capture of Secular Variation and Validation of L2 Magnetic Models
09:00 - 09:15 Chris Finlay Virtual Observatories from Swarm and their use in data assimilation studies of core dynamics
09:15 - 09:30 Erwan Thebault / Gauthier Hulot Advances and issues with respect to lithospheric magnetic field modelling
09:30 - 09:45 Alexander Grayver / Alexey Kuvshinov Can we detect the leteral variability of the lithosphere electrical conductivity from the satellite-detected ocean tidal magnetic signals?
09:45 - 10:00 Alexey Kuvshinov Imaging mid mantle electrical conductivity from the Swarm-detected magnetic fields of magnetospheric origin. Lessons learnt and road map from further studies
10:00 - 11:00   Discussion
11:00 - 11:15 Jakub Velímský / Kuvshinov Alexey Further assessment of the MMA products
11:15 - 11:30 Amaud Chulliat / Gauthier Hulot The Swarm Dedicated Ionospheric Field Inversion (DIFI): status and science results
11:30 - 11:45 Patrick Alken Recent Improvements to the Swarm EEF Chain
11:45 - 12:00 Guram Kervalishvili Current status and new developments of the Swarm L2 Cat-2 dual and single FAC products
12:00 - 13:30   Discussion
13:30 - 13:45 Adrian Blagau Improving the use of Swarm magnetic field data in FAC studies by multi-spacecraft techniques
13:45 - 14:00 Malcolm Dunlop Distribution, orientation & scaling of FACs: Multi - point analysis
14:00 - 14:15 Levan Lomidze Estimation of ion temperature using a physics-based data-driven model
14:15 - 14:30 Cecilie Aakjær Determining polar ionospheric currents from Swarm magnetic data
14:30 - 14:45 Ashley Smith Detecting the position and strength of the auroral electrojets with magnetic gradiometry
14:45 - 15:00 Liisa Juusola Ionospheric conductances and currents of a morning - sector auroral arc from Swarm - A electric and magnetic field measurements
15:00 - 15:15 George Balasis Validation of the IBI and FAC products and proposal of a new index in the context of ULF wave studies
15:15 - 16:30   Discussion
16:30 - 16:45 Deborah Megan Gillies / David Knudsen Issues relating to the comparison of auroral currents derived from Swarm and redline optical aurora obtained by REGO
16:45 - 17:00 Patrick Alken Observations of the ionospheric gravity and pressure-gradient current systems inferred from CHAMP and Swarm measurements
17:00 - 17:15 Claudia Stolle Strong plasma density fluctuations and GPS and TEC performance
17:15 - 17:30 Wojciech Jacek Miloch The influence of density gradients on GPS observables
17:30 - 17:45 Pierre Deram Multi-points detection of lightning-induced signals using Swarm ASM Burst data
17:45 - 18:00 Ciaran Beggan Looking for lightning in Swarm ASM Burst data
18:00 - 19:00   Discussion
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Thursday

  Chair
Rune Floberghagen

Session 4: session summaries and mission level discussion

 
09:00 - 09:15 Enkelejda Qamili Summary on MAG splinter PPTX
09:15 - 09:30 Igino Coco Summary on EFI splinter PPTX
09:30 - 09:45 Christian Siemes ACC / GPSR Splinter Summary PPTX
09:45 - 10:00 Claudia Stolle Summary on L2 PDF
10:00 - 10:15 Gauthier Hulot The Swarm D NanoMagSat project, Latest News PPTX
10:15 - 11:30   Swarm constellation evolution. Part 2 : Discussion PPTX
11:30 - 11:50 Daniel Santillan Update of the Swarm Data Visualisation Tool (VirES) PPTX
11:50 - 12:10 Roger Haagmans Swarm ongoing studies: wider context PPTX
12:10 - 12:30 Nils Olsen / Rune Floberghagen / David Knudsen Swarm DISC call for ideas PPTX
12:30 - 12:50 Rune Floberghagen Outlook for the Fourth Swarm Science Meeting and Geodetic Mission Workshop (20 - 24 March 2017, Banff, Alberta, Canada ) PPTX
12:50 - 14:00   Workshop wrap up  
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