ISWI Newsletter - Vol.2 No.56
06 July 2010

Dear ISWI Participant:

I attach the talk that I presented at the "IHY Workshop in Korea" last year September; the title is: "Real time Data Transfer Techniques of the Global MAGDAS Magnetometer Network". I wish to thank my superior, Prof. Yumoto, for giving me the opportunity to attend this IHY workshop to deliver this presentation before the IHY/ISWI community.

The MAGDAS network is highly noteworthy because it is the world's largest real-time magnetometer array, with over 50 units all over the world sending data continuously to our servers here at SERC on the Hakozaki Campus of Kyushu University.

On page 6 of the attached pdf (total of 17 pages), you can find a table of all the current stations. However, since my talk, Prof. Yumoto has added one more station: Cagayan De Oro (code: CDO), which falls between Davao and Cebu stations. So we now have six stations running in the Philippines [from North to South] : TGG, MUT, LGZ, CEB, CDO, and DAV. Please note that the average inter-station distance is small (just 226 km); the latitudinal distance from TGG to DAV is 1130 km.

The MAGDAS array is very much prepared for the next solar maximum.
Your most humble servant,
George Maeda
Editor of ISWI Newsletter
Hakozaki Campus, Kyushu University, Japan.


(1) "Real time Data Transfer Techniques of the Global MAGDAS Magnetometer Network" IHY Korea presentation , 716 KB pdf, 17 pages., (click )

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