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Solar Features - Solar Flares - Index

browse graphicBrowse image of the sun at 656.3 nm (Hydrogen alpha) photographed on March 12, 1989 (reference: boul_halpha_ff_19890312_1645_hfdbo.jpg)(
Daily index of solar flare activity.

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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC >NationalGeophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Point of Contact William Denig
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6323
solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
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Originator
  • Scientific Data Stewardship provided by the National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Publisher
    Publisher information not available.
Date(s)
  • publication: 2014-08-10
Dataset Progress Status Under development
Data Update Frequency: Annually
Supplemental Information: Collection consists of tabular lists and information related to solar features
Purpose: The NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division provides scientific data stewardship of solar-terrestrial datasets in compliance with NOAA Administrative Order (NAO) 212-15, "Management of Environmental and Geospatial Data and Information", dated 04 Nov 10. Scientific Data Stewardship includes the Archive, Access, and Assessment (AAA) of operational and related solar and space environmental datasets.
Time Period: 1955-07-01  to  2010-11-24
Spatial Reference System:
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates:
N: 90
S: -90
E: 180
W: -180
Spatial Coverage Map:
Themes
  • Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Active Regions
  • Sun-Earth Interactions > Solar Activity > Solar Imagery
Data Centers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Platforms
  • Solar Observatory Stations
Instruments
  • Solar Telescope
Places
  • Space > Solar Region > Chromosphere
Projects
  • NOAA > Space Weather Program
  • WDS > World Data Center for Geophysics, Boulder
Use Constraints
  • Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: None Distribution Liability: 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.
Access Constraints
  • Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: None Distribution Liability: 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.
Fees
  • Data can be downloaded free of charge from the NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division.
Source Datasets
  • Solar Flares: Flare Index
Lineage Statement Authoritative data provided by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center.

Metadata Last Modified: 2014-08-10

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