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Interplanetary Monitoring Platform (IMP-8) Electrostatic Energy-Charge Analyzer (EECA) Data
Entry ID: IMP8_UMD

Abstract: IMP-8 (IMP-J) was launched by NASA on October 26, 1973 to measure the
magnetic fields, plasmas, and energetic charged particles (e.g.,
cosmic rays) of the Earth's magnetotail and magnetosheath and of the
near-Earth solar wind. IMP-8 continues to operate.

The Electrostatic Energy-Charge Analyzer (EECA) is the University of
Maryland experiment on the IMP-8 satellite. Online plots and data of
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Related URL
Description: IMP-8 UMD 11-min particle data from NSSDC anonymous ftp

Description: IMP-8 UMD EECA page
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: IMP-8 EECA (UMD) Team
Dataset Title: IMP-8 EECA
Dataset Release Date: 1973-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: College Park, MD
Dataset Publisher: University of Maryland
Version: Not provided
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-10-30
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 10 min, 11 min, hourly average
Data Set Progress
Data Center
National Space Science Data Center Coordinated Archive, Space Science Data Operation Office, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: nssdc-request at
Contact Address:
National Space Science Data Center
NSSDC/Code 633.4
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: online ftp, www
Fees: none
Email: ipavich at
Contact Address:
Department of Physics
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742-4111
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-01-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-08-29