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Polar Sun-Earth Connection Mission Data Archive at NASA/GSFC

Abstract: The Polar spacecraft was launched on February 24, 1996, to obtain data from
both high- and low-altitude perspectives of this active region of geospace.
High above the poles the particles of the solar wind and the energy of the wind
can find their way into the magnetosphere. At lesser altitudes energy is
transferred from electric fields and electromagnetic waves to electrons that
then plunge into ... View entire text
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Description: Access to Polar Data Products and documentation
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Polar Science Team
Dataset Title: Polar Data Products
Dataset Release Date: February 1996
Dataset Release Place: Greenbelt, MD
Dataset Publisher: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-02-24
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Originating Center
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05

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