Overview

Science Center Objects

USGS Geomagnetism Program research staff evaluate data produced by magnetic observatories, including those operated by the USGS, data processing methods, and magnetic indices derived from observatory data.

 

Magnetic data from Honolulu and Alaska recording the Halloween storm of 2003, one of the largest storms ever recorded.

Magnetic data from Honolulu and Alaska recording the Halloween storm of 2003, one of the largest storms ever recorded.

(Public domain.)

Example analyses of magnetic data quality published by USGS scientists include: