CEOS Instrument: Accelerometer

Agency: ESA
Mission: Swarm
Status:Being developed
Description:Measurement of the spacecraft non-gravitational accelerations, linear accelerations range: +/- 2*10-4 m/s2; angular measurement range: +/- 9.6* 10-3 rad/s2; measurement bandwidth: 10-4 to 10-2 Hz; Linear resolution: 1.8*10-10 m/s2; angular resolution: 8*10-9 rad/s2
Spatial Resolution: 0.1 nm/s2
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
Technology: Gradiometer/accelerometer
Description: System designed to be sensitive to anomalies of the Earth’s gravity field. Implemented in several modes by approprate networking of accelerometers, tensors, etc.). Applicable only in LEO.

Measurement List:

  Gravity field

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