Accession Number:

ADA088234

Title:

Geomagnetic Index Calculation and Use at AFGWC,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE GLOBAL WEATHER CENTRAL OFFUTT AFB NE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

At Air Force Global Weather Central AFGWC several geomagnetic indices to specify the state of the magnetosphere were used. In this paper it introduces the indices of geomagnetic activity most commonly in use by DOD agencies. It discuss the procedures used at AFGCW to compute the indices and briefly describe the uses of each one.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Geomagnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE