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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 DST Indices - Reflection Variations in the Magnetospheric Tail Current and Field-aligned Currents in the Magnetosphere The file is comprised of monthly DST indices. These indices are derived from a network of eight stations in the equatorial latitudes. Hourly DST indices provide an index of geomagnetic activity as a function of universal time. DST may reflect variations in the stratospheric tail current and field-aligned currents in the magnetosphere. The DST indices are available from 1957 to present.
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SV_Identification

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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
2 DST Indices - Reflection Variations in the Magnetospheric Tail Current and Field-aligned Currents in the Magnetosphere

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
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      CI_Series

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      CI_ResponsibleParty

      Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
      2 Citation URL http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/GEOMAG/dst.html
      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
      1 Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan originator
      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
      Unresolved Xlinks
      GCMD Valids at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[2]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[2]
      GCMD Valids at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:descriptiveKeywords[4]/gmd:MD_Keywords[1]/gmd:thesaurusName[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[2]
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      CI_OnlineResource

      Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
      3 ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/GEOMAGNETIC_DATA/INDICES/DST Index of Geomagnetic Data/Indices/DST Download DST Indices download
      2 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
      2 http://spidr.ngdc.noaa.gov Spidr interface Download data from Spidr download
      1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/GEOMAG/dst.html The Disturbance Storm-Time Index Home page for DST information
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      MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

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      EX_Extent

      Bounding Box Temporal Extent
      Count Component Description West East North South Start End
      1 -180.00 180.00 90.00 -90.00 1957-01-01
      1 1957-01-01
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      EX_GeographicBoundingBox

      Count Component West East North South
      1 -180.00 180.00 90.00 -90.00
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      EX_TemporalExtent

      Count Component Start End
      2 1957-01-01
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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, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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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

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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

      Count Component Title Date Description
      1 DST Indices - Reflection Variations in the Magnetospheric Tail Current and Field-aligned Currents in the Magnetosphere Source Contribution: Hourly DST Data Source Type: Online
      Unresolved Xlinks
      #DST 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 DST data are obtained from Kyoto when available. Daily means are computed and the data are reformated and added to the appropriate annual file.
      #DST 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]
      #Indices 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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