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Auroral Electrojet Index Designed to Provide a Global Measure, Hourly Intervals, of Auroral Zone Magnetic Activity
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            title:  Auroral Electrojet Index Designed to Provide a Global Measure, Hourly Intervals, of Auroral Zone Magnetic Activity
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                        description:  Historically, magnetic observatories were established to monitor the secular change of the Earth's magnetic field, and this remains one of their most important functions.
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        abstract:  The Auroral Electrojet (AE) index is designed to provide a global quantitative measure of auroral zone magnetic activity produced by enhanced ionospheric currents flowing below and within the auroral oval. Ideally, it is the total range of deviation at an instant of time from quiet day values of the horizontal magnetic field (H) around the auroral oval. The hourly AE, AL, AU, and AO indices were derived from hourly scaled values of magnetic horizontal intensity or the means of indices measured at finer sample increments (2.5 or 1.0-minute). These indices are derived from a network of geomagnetic observations that encircle the northern auroral oval.
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