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GOES Space Environment Monitor, X-ray Sensor

Solar x-ray flux data.
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  • NetCDF (nc) and Comma Separated Variable (csv) ASCII. (Version: NetCDF 3)
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Distributor Daniel C. Wilkinson
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6137
Daniel.C.Wilkinson@noaa.gov
Dataset Point of Contact Daniel C. Wilkinson
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-6137
Daniel.C.Wilkinson@noaa.gov
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
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • 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.
Originator(s)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • National Weather Service (NWS)
  • National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
  • Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC)
Publisher(s)
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/satellite/goes/
Theme keywords NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords
  • 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
Data Center keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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    Last Modified: 2015-09-29
    For questions about the information on this page, please email: Daniel.C.Wilkinson@noaa.gov