Requirement #612 


For variable: Geomagnetic field

In application: Space Weather

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.1 nanoTesla (nT) 0.3 nanoTesla (nT) 1 nanoTesla (nT)
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 100 km 200 km 500 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 1 sec 10 sec 10 sec
Timeliness 60 sec 10 min 60 min


Validated: 5/1/11 Source: ICTSW-1
Comment: Indicator of geomagnetic activity and ionospheric currents Confidence: tentative
Def: :Positive impact expected but not yet validated due to lack of suitable data and/or models
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Solid Earth and magnetic field
      • Variable: Geomagnetic field
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Land surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global