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Swarm Bravo: STR instrument set at 2 Hz rate from 17 October 2018

18 January 2019

We would like to inform Swarm data users that from 17 October 2018, at 08:24:51 UTC, the attitude information of the Star Tracker instrument on board Swarm Bravo is provided at 2 Hz rate, instead of the previous 1 Hz.

Swarm Alpha: EFI LP and LPI data gap on 18 December 2018

02 January 2019

Electric Field Instrument (EFI) LP and LPI data measured by Swarm Alpha are not available on 18 December 2018. The reason for this data gap is still under investigation.

Swarm Alpha: VFM data gap from 18 to 19 December 2018

02 January 2019

Due to a science packet corruption which occurred on the VFM (Vector Field Magnetometer) on board Swarm Alpha, the VFM science data (at 50 Hz rate) were not received from 18 December 2018 at around 18:13 UTC to 19 December 2018 at 16:46 UTC when the VFM was restarted. As a consequence, no L1B VFM data are available for this time window.

Swarm Bravo: Gap in EFI data from 16 to 17 October 2018

19 December 2018

We inform the Swarm users that an issue was registered on-board Swarm Bravo during the EFI-TII Gain Correction Map application. This issue caused a data gap in EFI data from 16 October 2018 13:33:57 UTC to 17 October 2018 08:28:17 UTC

Swarm Alpha VFM issue from 29 April to 01 May 2017: data regenerated

20 November 2018

With reference to the news published on 04 May 2017, we inform the Swarm users that the Swarm Alpha MAGx_LR_1B data from 29 April to 01 May 2017 have been regenerated and now can be found in the ESA FTP server.

Swarm Bravo VFM issue from 11 to 13 September 2017: data generated

20 November 2018

With reference to the news published on 14 September 2017, we inform the Swarm users that the Swarm Bravo MAGx_LR_1B data from 11 to 13 September 2017 have been generated and now can be found in the ESA FTP server.

Swarm Charlie STR issue from 07 to 25 May 2018: data regenerated

20 November 2018

With reference to the news published on 29 May 2018, we inform the Swarm users that the issue present in the STR data, caused by 1-pixel shift in STR CHU-3, has been fixed. All the Swarm Charlie Magnetic data from 07 to 25 May 2018 have been regenerated and now can be found in the ESA FTP server.

Extension of Swarm 2 Hz TII Cross-Track data flow dataset

08 November 2018

We would like to inform the Swarm users that the 2 Hz TII Cross-Track data flow dataset has been extended in the ESA FTP server, including additional data during 2017 for spacecraft A, and sparse days in 2014, for A and B spacecraft.

Third Call for Ideas for Swarm “New data products and services”

06 November 2018

This announcement is to solicit further ideas for "New data products and services" for enhancing the outcome of the European Space Agency's satellite constellation mission Swarm.

Swarm Alpha: ACC data gap from 16 to 17 October 2018

22 October 2018

Due to an anomaly that occurred on Accelerometer on-board Swarm Alpha, the instrument was switched off from 16 October 2018 00:53:21 UTC to 17 October 2018 07:05:06 UTC.

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