BackForward Variable: Proton integral directional flux

Full name Proton integral directional flux
Definition Flux density of low-, medium-, and high-energy protons from the magnetosphere, the radiation belts or the interplanetary medium.
Measuring Units protonsĀ·(cm2 s sr)-1 Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units degrees Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)


Comment: A measure of the plasma and radiation environment that could present a hazard to satellites and humans in space and that is also responsible for ionospheric radio absorption. Low energy refers to 0 eV to 50 keV. Medium energy refers to 50 keV to a few MeV. High energy refers to a few MeV to 100s of MeV and above. The horizontal resolution is counted in degrees of arc along an Earth orbit, i.e. 90 degrees correspond to 4 measurement points.
Last modified: 2014-03-27
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Outer Space
    • Sub-domain: Energetic particles and solar wind
      • Variable: Proton integral directional flux
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Ionos
          • L1
          • Geo
          • Leo
          • Meo
          • Helio
          • Sun
          • Magnet
  • Cross-cutting themes:
  • Used in Application Areas:

Requirements defined for Proton integral directional flux  (0)

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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