CEOS Instrument: Electric Field Instrument

Agencies: ESA [Primary]
Mission: Swarm
Status:Being developed
Type:Space environment monitor
Description:Suprathermal ion imager and Langmuir probe to measure ion temp, electron temp, ion density, electron density, spacecraft potential and ion incident angle
Spatial Resolution: 0.3 mV/m
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
Technology: Space environment monitor
Description: Package of instruments mainly to measure the energy of charged particles hitting the platform, both integrated and spectrally analysed. A main purpose is to monitor the platform safety. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

Measurement List:

  Magnetic field (vector)

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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18