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SPASE version 2.0.0

Numerical Data Product: Daily Average Cosmic Ray Intensities from the Climax, Huancayo, and Haleakala Neutron Monitors

Resource ID
spase://VEPO/NumericalData/NeutronMonitor/Climax_Huancayo_Haleakala/P1D Get XML
Name
Daily Average Cosmic Ray Intensities from the Climax, Huancayo, and Haleakala Neutron Monitors
Alternate name
Climax, Huancayo, and Haleakala Daily Average Counting Rates
Description

Daily averages of relativistic cosmic ray intensities from the Climax, Huancayo, and Haleakala Neutron Monitors

Additional information
General ReadMe file for data from the Climax, Haleakala, and Haleakala Neutron Monitors

This ReadMe file provides basic information about the neutron monitors at Climax, Haleakala, and, for data before 1992, Haleakala, including geomagnetic cutoffs and configurations of the monitors at each site.

ReadMe file for Daily average files for the Climax, Huancay, and Haleakala Neutron Monitors

This ReadMe file provides information about the Climax, Huancayo, and Haleakala neutron monitors and a description of the format of the data files

Acknowledgement

Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator (Dr. Clifford Lopate)

Contact
Role Person
1. Principal investigator

Data producer
spase://SMWG/Person/Clifford.Lopate Get XML
Release date
2009-03-19 00:00:00
Repository
Name
UNH Get XML
Availability
Online
Access rights
Open
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Climax, Huancay, and Haleakala Daily Average Intensities

Daily average intensities from the Climax, Huancayo, and Haleakala neutron monitors Fortran format for reading file: (i2,1x,i2,1x,i4,1x,i10,f13.2,1a,f8.2,1a,f8.2,1a,f9.2,f10.2)

Format
Text
Acknowledgement

C. Lopate, University of New Hampshire

Instruments
Climax Neutron Monitor Get XML
Haleakala Neutron Monitor Get XML
Huancayo Neutron Monitor Get XML
Measurement type
Energetic particles
Temporal description
Start date
1953-01-01 00:00:00
Stop date
1992-12-31 23:59:59
Cadence
27 days
Observed regions
Heliosphere.NearEarth

Parameters

Parameter #1

Name
Interval Start Time
Parameter key
Columns 1-2
Description

Nominal Start Time (UT) for the average given as MM/DD/YYYY SSSSSSSSSS where MM = month of year (01-12) DD = Day of Month (01-31) YYYY = Gregorian Year AD SSSSSSSSSS = Seconds since 00:00:00 Jan. 01, 1904 at start of day

Cadence
1 day
Parameter type
Temporal

Parameter #2

Name
Climax Daily Average Data
Parameter key
Column 3
Description

Climax pressure corrected counts per hour, prescaled by 100 Periods with no data are indicated by NaN A "G" immediately following the rate indicates a period affected by a ground level event.

Caveats

For true counts per hour, the value given must be multiplied by 100.

Cadence
1 day
Units
(counts/hr)
Valid minimum
0
Valid maximum
100000
Fill value
NaN
Particle type
Proton
Quantity
Counts
Qualifier
Integral
Energy range
Low energy
12.92
High energy
1.0E6
Units
GV

Parameter #3

Name
Huancayo Daily Average Data
Parameter key
Column 4
Description

Huancayo pressure-corrected counts per hour, prescaled by 100 Periods with no data are indicated by NaN A "G" immediately following the rate indicates a period affected by a ground level event.

Caveats

For true counts per hour, the value given must be multiplied by 100.

Cadence
1 day
Units
(counts/hr)
Valid minimum
0
Valid maximum
100000
Fill value
NaN
Particle type
Proton
Quantity
Counts
Qualifier
Integral
Energy range
Low energy
12.92
High energy
1.0E6
Units
GV

Parameter #4

Name
Huancayo Drift Corrected Daily Average Data
Parameter key
Column 5
Description

Huancayo pressure corrected counts per hour, prescaled by 100 and further corrected for drift in the cutoff caused by secular changes in the geomagnetic field. Periods with no data are indicated by NaN. A "G" immediately following the rate indicates a period affected by a ground level event.

Caveats

For true counts per hour, the value given must be multiplied by 100.

Cadence
1 day
Units
(counts/hr)
Valid minimum
0
Valid maximum
100000
Fill value
NaN
Particle type
Proton
Quantity
Counts
Qualifier
Integral
Energy range
Low energy
12.92
High energy
1.0E6
Units
GV

Parameter #5

Name
Haleakala IGY Monitor Daily Data
Parameter key
Column 6
Description

Haleakala pressure-corrected counts per hour, prescaled by 100. Periods with no data are indicated by NaN.

Caveats

For true counts per hour, the value given must be multiplied by 100.

Cadence
1 day
Units
(counts/hr)
Valid minimum
0
Valid maximum
100000
Fill value
NaN
Particle type
Proton
Quantity
Counts
Qualifier
Integral
Energy range
Low energy
12.92
High energy
1.0E6
Units
GV

Parameter #6

Name
Haleakala SuperMonitor Daily Data
Parameter key
Column 7
Description

Haleakala SuperMonitor pressure corrected counts per hour, prescaled by 100. Periods with no data are indicated by NaN.

Caveats

For true counts per hour, the value given must be multiplied by 100.

Cadence
1 day
Units
(counts/hr)
Valid minimum
0
Valid maximum
100000
Fill value
NaN
Particle type
Proton
Quantity
Counts
Qualifier
Integral
Energy range
Low energy
12.92
High energy
1.0E6
Units
GV

SPASE version 2.0.0

Instrument: Climax Neutron Monitor

Instrument ID
spase://SMWG/Instrument/NeutronMonitor/Climax Get XML
Name
Climax Neutron Monitor
Description

The Climax, Colorado neutron monitor was established in 1950. It resided at 11,400 foot elevation with two sections of six tubes each

Additional information
Climax Corrections

Climax Neutron Monitor introduction and Data Analysis information

Contact
Role Person
1. General contact Dr. Clifford Lopate Get XML
Release date
2009-05-20 21:10:14
Instrument type
Energetic Particle Instrument
Investigation name
Climax
Observatory
Climax Get XML

SPASE version 2.0.0

Instrument: Haleakala Neutron Monitor

Instrument ID
spase://SMWG/Instrument/NeutronMonitor/Haleakala Get XML
Name
Haleakala Neutron Monitor
Description

The Haleakala, Hawaii Neutron Monitor was established in 1991 as a long-term replacement for the monitor at Huancayo, Peru. It consists of a standard 12-tube IGY monitor and an 18-tube NM-64 supermonitor.

Additional information
Haleakala Neutron Monitor

Introduction to Haleakala and Huancayo Monitors

Contact
Role Person
1. General contact Dr. Clifford Lopate Get XML
Release date
2009-05-20 21:10:14
Instrument type
Energetic Particle Instrument
Investigation name
Haleakala
Observatory
Haleakala Get XML

SPASE version 2.0.0

Instrument: Huancayo Neutron Monitor

Instrument ID
spase://SMWG/Instrument/NeutronMonitor/Huancayo Get XML
Name
Huancayo Neutron Monitor
Description

The Huancayo Neutron Monitor in Huancayo, Peru

Additional information
Huancayo Neutron Monitor

Introduction to Haleakala and Huancayo Monitors

Contact
Role Person
1. General contact Dr. Clifford Lopate Get XML
Release date
2009-05-20 21:10:14
Instrument type
Energetic Particle Instrument
Investigation name
Huancayo
Observatory
Huancayo Get XML

SPASE version 2.2.0

Observatory: Climax

Observatory ID
spase://SMWG/Observatory/NeutronMonitor/Climax Get XML
Name
Climax
Description

Climax Neutron Monitor

Contact
Role Person
1. General contact Dr. Clifford Lopate Get XML
Release date
2010-09-24 21:40:07
Observatory group
Neutron Monitor Stations Get XML
Location
Region
Earth.Surface
Latitude
39.37 deg
Longitude
253.82 deg
Elevation
3400 m

SPASE version 2.2.0

Observatory: Haleakala

Observatory ID
spase://SMWG/Observatory/NeutronMonitor/Haleakala Get XML
Name
Haleakala
Description

Haleakala Neutron Monitor

Contact
Role Person
1. General contact Dr. Clifford Lopate Get XML
Release date
2010-09-24 21:40:07
Observatory group
Neutron Monitor Stations Get XML
Location
Region
Earth.Surface
Latitude
20.72 deg
Longitude
203.72 deg
Elevation
3030 m

SPASE version 2.2.0

Observatory: Huancayo

Observatory ID
spase://SMWG/Observatory/NeutronMonitor/Huancayo Get XML
Name
Huancayo
Description

Huancayo Neutron Monitor

Contact
Role Person
1. General contact Dr. Clifford Lopate Get XML
Release date
2010-09-24 21:40:07
Observatory group
Neutron Monitor Stations Get XML
Location
Region
Earth.Surface
Latitude
-12.03 deg
Longitude
-75.33 deg
Elevation
3400 m

SPASE version 2.2.0

Observatory: Neutron Monitor Stations

Observatory ID
spase://SMWG/Observatory/NeutronMonitor Get XML
Name
Neutron Monitor Stations
Description

Neutron Monitor observatory chain.

Contact
Role Person
1. Metadata contact Jan Merka Get XML
Release date
2010-09-24 21:39:04
Location
Region
Earth.Surface

SPASE version 2.2.0

Person: UNKNOWN

Name
UNKNOWN
Organization
UNKNOWN
Person ID
spase://SMWG/Person/UNKNOWN Get XML
Release date
2010-08-05 17:35:47

SPASE version 2.2.0

Person: Dr. Clifford Lopate

Name
Dr. Clifford Lopate
Organization
University of New Hampshire
Person ID
spase://SMWG/Person/Clifford.Lopate Get XML

SPASE version 2.2.0

Person: Jan Merka

Name
Jan Merka
Organization
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address
Code 672, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
Email
jan.merka@nasa.gov
Phone
+1 301 286 8751
Person ID
spase://SMWG/Person/Jan.Merka Get XML
Release date
2010-08-05 17:35:46

SPASE version 1.2.0

Repository: UNH

Repository ID
spase://SMWG/Repository/UNH Get XML
Name
UNH
Description
Contact
Role Person
1. General contact UNKNOWN Get XML
Release date
2008-06-18 18:05:57
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