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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 Values of Kp Indices, Ap Indices, Cp Indices, C9 Indices, Sunspot Number, and 10.7 cm Flux This data file consists of Kp indices, Ap indices, Cp indices, C9 indices, sunspot number, and 10.7 cm flux. The most often requested parameter of this file are the Kp indices. These planetary indices are derived from the K indices ( a quasi-logarithmic three-hourly measure of magnetic activity ranging from 0 for the least disturbed periods to 9 for the most disturbed) from 12 observatories located between 46 degrees north geomagneticlatitude and 63 degrees south geomagnetic latitude.
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SV_Identification

none found
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 GCMD Data Center Keywords NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
    2015-03-01
    1995-04-24
1 NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
    1 NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
      1 GCMD Project Keywords NASA/GCMD Project Keywords
        2015-03-01
        1995-04-24
      1 Values of Kp Indices, Ap Indices, Cp Indices, C9 Indices, Sunspot Number, and 10.7 cm Flux
        1957-01-01
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      CI_Series

      none found
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      CI_ResponsibleParty

      Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
      5 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag/
      1 Anna Milan Anna Milan DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Metadata Specialist Anna.Milan@noaa.gov pointOfContact
      1 NCEI (publisher) DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
      1 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce publisher
      1 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce originator
      4 Justin Mabie Justin Mabie DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Space and Terrestrial Weather Specialist Justin.Mabie@noaa.gov pointOfContact
      2 GCMD User Support Office NASA GCMD User Support Office gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov publisher http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
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      CI_OnlineResource

      Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
      2 ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/GEOMAGNETIC_DATA/INDICES/KP_AP/ Index of Indices/KP_AP FTP site to directly download data download
      1 ftp:/ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/GEOMAGNETIC_DATA/
      2 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
      2 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html GCMD's Science Keywords and Associated Directory Keywords This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions. information
      3 http://spidr.ngdc.noaa.gov/ Spidr interface Download data from Spidr download
      1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag/ Geomagnetic kp and ap Indices Web page describing the different Indices information
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      MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

      none found
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      EX_Extent

      Bounding Box Temporal Extent
      Count Component Description West East North South Start End
      1 -180.00 180.00 46.00 -63.00 1932-01-01
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      EX_GeographicBoundingBox

      Count Component West East North South
      1 -180.00 180.00 46.00 -63.00
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      EX_TemporalExtent

      Count Component Start End
      1 1932-01-01
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      MD_Format

      Count Component Name Version specification
      1 ASCII
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      MD_Medium

      none found
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      MD_Constraints

      Count Component Use Limitation
      1 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.
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      MD_ReferenceSystem

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      MD_GridSpatialRepresentation

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      MD_Georeferenceable or MI_Georeferenceable

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      MD_Georectified or MI_Georectified

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      MD_Dimension

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      MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

      none found
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      MD_Band or MI_Band

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      MI_RangeElementDescription

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      MD_AggregateInformation

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      LE_Source or LI_Source

      Unresolved Xlinks
      #Lenhart Data at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[2]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[1]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:source[1]
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      LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

      Count Component DateTime Description
      1 The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly National Geophysical Data Center) adds the adjusted 10.7 cm flux to the Indices provided to complete the dataset.
      #Lenhart Data at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[2]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[1]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:source[1]
      #Values of Kp, Ap, Cp, C9 Indices, Sunspot Numbers and the 10.7 cm flux at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[2]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[1]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmi:output[1]
      1 2015-04-22T00:00:00 NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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      MI_Operation

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      MI_Platform

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      MI_Instrument

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