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Geomagnetic Variation Data - 1-Minute Remote Geophysical Observatory Network (RGON)

This data file was generated as part of the International Magnetospheric Study (IMS). The file consists of values of the geomagnetic components D, H, X, Y, Z, and R averaged from 10-second instantaneous measurements. The 1-minute average values are computed at the Space Environment Center (SEC) in Boulder, Colorado, on the SELDADS computer system. The 10-second values are collected digitally in real time at the ground observatories and relayed to SEC via the SMS_GOES satellite and Wallops Island, Virginia, ground station. Twenty-six geomagnetic observatories provide data.

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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
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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 Under development
Data Update Frequency: Monthly
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.Quality control: A small amount of smoothing of the data is done by the Space Environment Center, but the data can generally be considered as raw and uncorrected.
Purpose: Solar Wind 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: 1976-01-01  to  Present
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
  • Magnetometer
  • Space Physics > Magnetospheric Science
  • International Magnetospheric
  • 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
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Fees
  • Free download
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Metadata Last Modified: 2013-05-28

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