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GOES Space Environment Monitor, X-ray Sensor

Solar x-ray flux data.

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    Link into Spidr where data can be downloaded
Distribution Formats
  • NetCDF (nc) and Comma Seprated Variable (csv) ASCII. (Version: NetCDF 3)
Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Point of Contact Daniel C. Wilkinson
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6137
Daniel.C.Wilkinson@noaa.gov
General Documentation
Originator
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Originator
  • National Weather Service (NWS)
Originator
  • National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
Originator
  • Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC)
Publisher
  • http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/satellite/goes/
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.
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:
Themes
  • 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
  • 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
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.
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Metadata Last Modified: 2011-08-19

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