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Solar Indices - A variety of indices related to solar activity

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            title:  Solar Indices - A variety of indices related to solar activity
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                date:  2013-08-25
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        abstract:  Collection includes a variety of indices related to solar activity contributed by a number of national and private solar observatories located worldwide. [SolarIndices A]
        purpose:  The NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division provides scientific data stewardship of solar-terrestrial datasets in compliance with NOAA Administrative Order (NAO) 212-12, "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.
        credit:  Data access provided by the NOAA Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division. Numerous solar observatories have contributed to this collection - please refer to the Lineage section of this metadata record.
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            otherConstraints:  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.
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                                administrativeArea:  Colorado
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                                linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/spaceweather.html
                                name:  Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division, NGDC, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Deparment of Commerce
                                description:  The STP Division is responsible for the archive and access of solar and space environmental data and derived products collected by NOAA observing systems and acquired through the World Data Center for Solar and Terrestrial Physics (Boulder). Archives include extensive collections of data from solar observatories, ground ionospheric sounders, and satellites plus modeled space climatologies. The World Data Centers are being incorporated into the new ICSU World Data System (WDS).
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                            endPosition:  2013
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                description:  Swiss-Wolf Sunspot Numbers (2011-Present) -
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                    title:  Data provided by the Rudolf Wolf Society (RWG)
                    date:
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                        organisationName:  Rudolf Wolf Society
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                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  Unknown
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                                administrativeArea:  Unknown
                                country:  Unknown
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.rwg.ch/
                                name:  Rudolf Wolf Society
                                description:  Founded in Zurich in 1992 Rudolf Wolf Society (RWG) seeks the continuation of Rudolf Wolf in the 19th Century reasoned series of sunspot numbers and the maintenance and utilization of scientific Wolf's estate.
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                            beginPosition:  2011
                            endPosition:  2013
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        dateOfNextUpdate:  2012-09-30
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            dataset:  Update collection for the Space Weather Prediction Center daily full sun drawings as data becomes available, including missing records (all observatories).
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            individualName:  Solar Data Manager
            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  Colorado
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                    country:  U.S.A.
                    electronicMailAddress:  solar.ngdc@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
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