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Auroral Activity Extrapolated from NOAA POES
Entry ID: POES_Auroral

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Summary
Abstract: Instruments on board the NOAA Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental
Satellite (POES) continually monitor the power flux carried by the protons and
electrons that produce aurora in the atmosphere. SEC has developed a technique
that uses the power flux observations obtained during a single pass of the
satellite over a polar region (which takes about 25 minutes) to estimate the
total power ... View entire text
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Description: This page gives background information on "How the Auroral Activity Patterns
are Created"
Service Citation
Title: Auroral Activity Extrapolated from NOAA POES
Provider: Space Environment Center, NOAA
URL: http://sec.noaa.gov/pmap/
Service Keywords
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >SPACE WEATHER ADVISORIES >AURORA FORECASTS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Service Provider
DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SEC > Space Environment Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.sec.noaa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: LARRY COMBS
Phone: (303)497-5299
Email: Larry.Combs at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
Space Environment Center R/SE
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2004-03-08
SERF Last Revision Date: 2005-08-02
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