BackForward Variable: hmF2

Full name hmF2
Definition Altitude of the peak density in the ionospheric F2 layer.
Measuring Units km Uncertainty Units km
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units km (Stability /decade)


Comment: Indication of ionospheric electric field variations. Important parameters to diagnose global ionospheric variability.
Last modified: 2014-11-28
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
  • Domain: Outer Space
    • Sub-domain: Ionospheric disturbances
      • Variable: hmF2
        • Measured in Layers:
          • n/a (2D)
          • Ionos
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for hmF2  (1)

This tables shows all related requirements. For more operations/filtering, please consult the full list of Requirements
Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
589 hmF2 n/a (2D) Space Weather 1 km
5 km
10 km
100 km
200 km
500 km
5 min
15 min
60 min
60 sec
10 min
60 min
Global tentative 2011-05-01 ICTSW-1