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Table 1. List of parameters contained in the IRC/FAC data product.

From: Determining field-aligned currents with the Swarm constellation mission

Variable Name Data Type Description
Timestamp CDF EPOCH Time stamp in UTC
Latitude CDF DOUBLE geographic latitude [deg.]
Longitude CDF DOUBLE geographic longitude [deg.]
Radius CDF DOUBLE geographic radius [m]
IRC CDF DOUBLE radial current density [μA/m2]
IRC_Error CDF DOUBLE uncertainty of current density [μ A/m2]
FAC CDF DOUBLE Field-aligned current (FAC) density [μ A/m2]
FAC_Error CDF DOUBLE uncertainty of FAC density [μ A/m2]
Flags CDF UINT4 flags related to IRC/FAC processing
Flags_F CDF UINT4 flags passed through from L1b
Flags_B CDF UINT4 flags passed through from L1b
Flags_q CDF UINT4 flags passed through from L1b