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Georectified Information | Georeferenceable Information | Identifiers | Instruments | Mediums | OnlineResources | Operations
Platforms | Process Steps | Range Elements | Reference Systems | Responsible Parties | Series | Sources | Spatial Grids | Temporal Extents

MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) The Deep Space Climate ObserVatoRy (DSCOVR) satellite is a NOAA operated asset located at the first Lagrange point (L1). This places it approximately 1% of the distance from Earth towards the Sun along the Sun-Earth line. The primary space weather instrument is the PlasMag suite. PlasMag includes a vector magnetometer (MAG) to measure the local magnetic field and a Faraday Cup (FC), which will measure the solar wind proton/alpha bulk properties (wind speed, density and temperature). PlasMag data will be used in real time to monitor solar wind conditions in order to provide forecasts and nowcasts to SWPC customers. The PlasMag data will also be made available to scientists for sensor cal/val and for research purposes. DSCOVR launched on Feb. 11, 2015 and will become operational on July 27, 2016. End Of Life (EOL) is anticipated to occur in December 2019.
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SV_Identification

none found
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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR)
    2016-07-27
http://doi.org/10.7289/V51Z42F7
1 GCMD Data Center Keywords NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords
    2015-03-01
    1995-04-24
1 GCMD Location Keywords NASA/GCMD Location Keywords
    2015-03-01
    1995-04-24
1 GCMD Platform Keywords NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords
    2015-03-01
    1995-04-24
1 GCMD Project Keywords NASA/GCMD Project Keywords
    2015-03-01
    1995-04-24
2 GCMD Science Keywords NASA/GCMD Science 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
6 GCMD Valids http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.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/NWS/NCEP/SWPC > Space Weather Prediction Center, NCEP, NWS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce originator
1 Douglas Biesecker NOAA/NWS/SWPC processor
6 GCMD User Support Office NASA GCMD User Support Office gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov publisher http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso
2 William Rowland (pointOfContact) William Rowland DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce William.Rowland@noaa.gov pointOfContact
1 William Rowland (distributor) William Rowland DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce William.Rowland@noaa.gov distributor
1 William Rowland (custodian) William Rowland DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce William.Rowland@noaa.gov custodian
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CI_OnlineResource

Count Component Linkage Name Description Function
6 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/MailComments/MailComments.jsf?rcpt=gcmduso GCMD Feedback Form Have a Comment for the GCMD? information
6 http://gcmd.nasa.gov/learn/keyword_list.html GCMD's Science Keywords and Associated Directory Keywords This page describes the NASA GCMD Keywords, how to reference those keywords and provides download instructions. information
1 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dscovr/ DSCOVR archive Link to interface for downloading DSCOVR archival data. order
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MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

Count Component Code
1 DSCOVR > Deep Space Climate Observatory
1 Geocentric Solar Ecliptic (GSE)
1 Geocentric Solar Magnetospheric (GSM)
1 http://doi.org/10.7289/V51Z42F7
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EX_Extent

Bounding Box Temporal Extent
Count Component Description West East North South Start End
1 Applicable to satellites in near-earth orbit. -180 180 90 -90 2016-07-27
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EX_GeographicBoundingBox

Count Component West East North South
1 -180 180 90 -90
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EX_TemporalExtent

Count Component Start End
1 2016-07-27
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MD_Format

Count Component Name Version specification
1 nc Network Common Data Form (NetCDF).
1 pdf Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf).
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MD_Medium

none found
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MD_Constraints

Count Component Use Limitation
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MD_ReferenceSystem

Count Component Code Authority Title
1 Geocentric Solar Ecliptic (GSE)
1 Geocentric Solar Magnetospheric (GSM)
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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

Count Component Attribute Description Content Type
1
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MD_Band or MI_Band

Count Component Identifier Descriptor
1 Solar wind data
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MI_RangeElementDescription

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MD_AggregateInformation

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LE_Source or LI_Source

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LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

Count Component DateTime Description
1 2014-05-02T13:35:00 SWPC acquires DSCOVR data from the Real-Time Solar Wind Network (RTSWNet) and processes the real-time measurements into processed data and user products. NGDC receives the DSCOVR data from SWPC as day-files of unprocessed and processed products
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

Count Component Code Description
1 DSCOVR > Deep Space Climate Observatory Deep Space Climate ObserVatoRy (DSCOVR)
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MI_Instrument

Count Component Code Type Description
3 Solar/Space Observing Instruments > Electron Spectrometer
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