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Geomagnetic Components D, H, X, Y, Z, and R 10-second Instantaneous Measurements

These data are generated as part of the International Magnetospheric Study. The file consists of 10-second instantaneous measurements for the geomagnetic components D, H, X, Y, Z and R. The 10 second values were collected digitally in real time by a network of 26 ground observatories and relayed to the Space Environment Center, Boulder, Colorado, via the SMS-GOES satellite and the Wallops Island, Virginia ground station. The 1-minute average values are computed at the Space Environment Center in Boulder, Colorado. The entry ID number for the 1-minute values is Dataset_ID G00124. These data were generated as part of the International Magnetospheric Study. The file is comprised of values of the geomagnetic components D, H, X, Y, Z and R from instantaneous measurements taken at 10-second intervals at ground observatories. The 10-second values are collected digitally in real time at the magnetic observatories and relayed to the Space Environment Center via the SMS-GOES satellite to up to 26 geomagnetic observatories that provide data. The data are not continuous in time for all observatories and not necessarily continuous in time sequence for all elements at any one observatory. The sources for the data are the following chains of geomagnetic observatories: Alaska Chain, Churchill Chain, East-West Chain and Mid-Latitude Chain.

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    Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Point of Contact Justin Mabie
    DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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    Justin.Mabie@noaa.gov
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      DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Publisher
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Date(s)
    • publication: 1978-01-01
    Edition: First
    Dataset Progress Status Complete
    Data Update Frequency: Not planned
    Supplemental Information: Observing station type: Geophysical Observatory. Observing station name: Alaska Chain, Fort Churchill Chain, East-West Chain, Mid-latitude Chain. Data collection type: Network. Number of sites: 26 observatories.Processing: The Space Environment Center stores the data on the SELDADS computer system for 10 days and then sends the data to the National Geophysical Data Center for archiving.
    Purpose: Solar Wind/Magnetospheric Research
    Use Limitations
    • While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data.
    Time Period: 1978-01-01  to  1983-12-31
    Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
    N: 90.000000
    S: -90.000000
    E: 180.000000
    W: -180.000000
    Spatial Coverage Map:
    Themes
    • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > Geomagnetism > Magnetic Declination
    • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > Geomagnetism > Magnetic Intensity
    • Earth Science > Interior and Crust
    • Space Physics > Magnetospheric Science
    • Geomagnetism
    • WDC/STP, BOULDER > World Data Center for Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Boulder
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Places
    • Global
    Use Constraints
    • Use Constraints: None
    Access Constraints
    • Access Constraints: No Constraints
    Fees
    • Depends on the amount of data requested
    Lineage Statement Lineage statement not available.

    Metadata Last Modified: 2013-05-28

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