Weimer et al. [2003] Propagated Solar Wind


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Reference:

Weimer, D.R., D.M. Ober, N.C. Maynard, M.R. Collier, D.J. McComas, N.F. Ness, C.W. Smith, and J. Watermann, Predicting interplanetary magnetic field (IMF) propagation delay times using the minimum variance technique, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 10.1029/2002JA009405, 2003.

The Code:

The original IDL code was provide by Dan Weimer. James Weygand has ported the code into a Matlab routine. If you want the code E-mail James Weygand.

The Data

Nearly all the data was obtained from Coordinated Data Analysis Web (CDAWeb). Some data was obtained directly from the PIs.

Propagated Data Availability

in the directory: ./Data/PropagatedSolarWind

Spacecraft Available Data Coordinate System Acknowledgement
ACE MFI data Feb. 1998 to Oct. 2012
SWEPAM data Feb. 1998 to Oct. 2012
GSE (some GSM) ACE/MFI data C. Smith
ACE/SWEPAM data D. McComas
Geotail MGF data Oct. 1993 to Oct. 2012
LEP data Oct. 1993 to Oct. 2012
CPI data Oct. 1992 to Oct. 2012
GSM/GSE Geotail/MGF data S. Kokubun
Geotail/LEP data T. Mukai
IMP 8 MAG data Nov. 1973 to Jun. 2000
PLA data Nov. 1973 to Jun. 2000
GSM/GSE IMP 8/MAG data A. Szabo
IMP 8/PLA data A. Lazarus
ISEE 1 Magnetometer data Oct. 1977 to Jan. 1984
SWE data Oct. 1977 to Jan. 1984
GSM/GSE ISEE 1/Magnetometer data C.T. Russell
ISEE 1/SWE data J.T. Gosling
ISEE 3 MAG data Aug. 1978 to Feb. 1980
Plasma data Aug. 1978 to Feb. 1980
GSM/GSE ISEE 3/MAG data E.J. Smith
ISEE 3/Solar Wind Plasma data J.T. Gosling
SOHO Plasma Data Jan, 1996 to Dec 2000
(Advection method only)
GSM SOHO/CELIAS/PM data F. Ipavich
Wind MFI data Jan. 1995 to Oct. 2012
SWE data Jan. 1995 to Oct. 2012
GSM/GSE Wind/MFI data R. Lepping
Wind/SWE data K. Ogilvie
Wind/3DP data R. Lin

Non-propagated Solar Wind Data Availability at 1 min resolution

in the directory: ./Data/ProcessedSolarWind

Spacecraft Available Data Coordinate System Acknowledgement
ACE MFI data Sept. 1997 to Oct. 2012
SWEPAM data Feb. 1998 to Oct. 2012
GSM/GSE ACE/MFI data C. Smith
ACE/SWEPAM data D. McComas
Geotail MGF data Sept. 1992 to Oct. 2012
LEP data Oct. 1993 to Oct. 2012
CPI data Oct. 1993 to Oct. 2012
GSM/GSE Geotail/MGF data S. Kokubun
Geotail/LEP data T. Mukai
IMP 8 MAG data Nov. 1973 to Jun. 2000
PLA data Nov. 1973 to Jun. 2000
GSM/GSE IMP 8/MAG data A. Szabo
IMP 8/PLA data A. Lazarus
Interball FGM-I data Aug. 1995 to Oct. 2000 GSE Interball/FGM-I data J. Rustenbach
ISEE 1 Magnetometer data Oct. 1977 to Jan. 1984
SWE data Oct. 1977 to Jan. 1984
GSM/GSE ISEE 1/Magnetometer data C.T. Russell
ISEE 1/SWE data J.T. Gosling
ISEE 2 Magnetometer data Oct. 1977 to Jan. 1982
SWE data Aug. 1978 to Sept. 1978
GSM/GSE ISEE 1/Magnetometer data C.T. Russell
ISEE 1/SWE data J.T. Gosling
ISEE 3 MAG data Aug. 1978 to Dec. 1982
Plasma data Aug. 1978 to Feb. 1980
GSM/GSE ISEE 3/MAG data E.J. Smith
ISEE 3/Solar Wind Plasma data J.T. Gosling
SOHO Plasma Data Jan, 1996 to Dec 2002 GSM SOHO/CELIAS/PM data F. Ipavich
Wind MFI data Jan. 1995 to Oct. 2012
SWE data Jan. 1995 to Oct. 2012
GSM/GSE Wind/MFI data R. Lepping
Wind/SWE data K. Ogilvie
Wind/3DP data R. Lin

Acknowledgments

If you use any of the above data please be sure to acknowledge Dan Weimer for providing the Weimer variance analysis routine.
Questions or Corrections can be directed to : jweygand(at)igpp.ucla.edu
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