INTERMAGNET Technical Manual

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New version (V-5.0) will be available soon for download which will include major additions such as one-second and quasi-definitive data specifications.

This manual contains details of all specifications which have to be met by observatories wishing to join INTERMAGNET. It also contains details of the INTERMAGNET Geomagnetic Information Nodes and the formats of all data provided by the GINs. There are chapters on the following subjects:

  1. Constitution and objectives of INTERMAGNET
  2. INTERMAGNET Magnetic Observatories (IMOs)
  3. Geomagnetic Information Nodes
  5. Transmission of data by satellite
  6. Data quality control
  7. Data formats
  8. Membership application forms

Copies of the Technical Manual may be obtained from:

Benoit St-Louis
INTERMAGNET Operations Committee
c/o Geological Survey of Canada
2617 Anderson Rd
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0E7