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Ionosphere Total Electron Content - November 2003

This movie displays plume formation for a space weather event in November 2003. In this visualization, the observer is fixed between the Sun and the Earth (slightly off the center line for better perspective). Blue represents low ionospheric electron counts, dark red is high electron counts.


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Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Anthea J. Coster (MIT/Haystack): Scientist
Marlene Colerico (MIT/Haystack): Scientist
John Foster (MIT/Haystack): Scientist
Robert Robinson (NSF): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Science Paper:
JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 110, A09S31, doi:10.1029/2004JA010928, 2005

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Data Used:
NAVSTAR/World-wide GPS Receiver Network/Total Electron Content (TEC)
2003/11/20T15:00:00Z - 2003/11/20T21:58:00Z
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This item is part of this series:
Space Weather Cold Fronts

SVS >> Electron Fluxes
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Ionosphere/Magnetosphere Particles
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Ionosphere/Magnetosphere Particles >> Electron Flux
GCMD >> Location >> Ionosphere
SVS >> Space Weather
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version