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GOES Space Environment Monitor, X-ray Sensor

Solar x-ray flux data.
Cite this dataset when used as a source.
Online Access
  • GOES Data (download)
    Link into Spidr where data can be downloaded
Distribution Formats
  • NetCDF (nc) and Comma Separated Variable (csv) ASCII. (Version: NetCDF 3)
    • File Specification: http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/
Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Point of Contact Daniel C. Wilkinson
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6137
Daniel.C.Wilkinson@noaa.gov
General Documentation
Date(s)
  • publication: 1974-07-01
Edition: First
Dataset Progress Status Under development
Data Update Frequency: Monthly
Purpose: Record the background and impusive solar X-ray flux.
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.
Originator(s)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • National Weather Service (NWS)
  • National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
  • Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC)
Publisher(s)
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/satellite/goes/
Time Period: 1974-07-01 to Present
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
N: 90.000000
S: -90.000000
E: 180.000000
W: -180.000000
Spatial Coverage Map:
Theme keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Sun-earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Flares
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Sun-earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar X-ray Emissions
  • Earth Science > Spectral/Engineering > X-Ray
  • Earth Science > Spectral/Engineering > X-Ray > X-Ray Flux
Data Center keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Project keywords
  • ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System
Use Constraints
  • Use Constraints: None
Access Constraints
  • Access Constraints: No Constraints
Fees
  • No charge for automated online delivery. Custom, and offline requests, require prepayment. Fees vary based on size and complexity.
Lineage information for: repository
Processing Steps
  • 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.
Last Modified: 2015-09-29
For questions about the information on this page, please email: Daniel.C.Wilkinson@noaa.gov