The DMSP Space Weather Sensors Data Archive Listing (1982-2013) and File Formats Descriptions
Technical rept. 1 Oct 2013-1 Aug 2014
AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB KIRTLAND AFB NM SPACE VEHICLES DIRECTORATE
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The purpose of this document is to describe the file formats for the various file types in the Air Force Research Laboratorys AFRL Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DMSP space weather sensors data archive. While the file format descriptions of the various file types exist across a variety of sources, published and unpublished, no one publicly available document contains a comprehensive description of the file formats for all the various file types in the DMSP space weather sensors data archive. This document is intended to provide that resource. This document also contains a complete listing of all the files contained in the archive as of 1 Jan 2014. This document is not intended to provide detailed descriptions of the DMSP space weather sensors or comprehensive information on the quality of the data contained within the data files. Anyone who wishes to know more about the data that are available within AFRLs DMSP space weather sensors data archive andor anyone who desires to write computer code for extracting information from those data files may find this document useful.
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