[Ips-wgr] IPS Weekly Geo. Report (05 September 13) issued 0226 UT on 05 Sep 2013

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Thu Sep 5 12:26:31 EST 2013


SUBJ: IPS WEEKLY GEOPHYSICAL REPORT 
ISSUED ON 05 SEPTEMBER 2013, BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES,
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE

1. SUMMARY (27 AUGUST - 04 SEPTEMBER)
K indices are in UT (0-24). For conversion to local time:

AEST = UT + 10 hours; ACST = UT + 9.5 hours; AWST = UT + 8 hours
        Australian Region*              
 Date     K-INDICES    A               
 27 Aug   1111 2343    9  
 28 Aug   3222 1101    5  
 29 Aug   1000 0100    0  
 30 Aug   1112 2223    6  
 31 Aug   3222 2101    6  
 01 Sep   2221 3221    7  
 02 Sep   1332 3101    7  
 03 Sep   1121 2112    4  
 04 Sep   2112 2011    4  

*estimated from real time data

NOTE: Indices may have been generated from data obtained in 
cooperation with the following organisations: Geoscience Australia, 
University of Newcastle Space Physics Group, Australian Government 
Antarctic Division and International Center for Space Weather 
Science and Education, Japan.


Quiet to unsettled conditions.

2. FORECAST (05 SEPTEMBER - 05 OCTOBER)
Disturbed Periods: 
12-14 Sep,  18-Sep

Best Quiet Periods: 
 5-10 Sep,  16-Sep,  20-Sep to 5-Oct

3. FORECAST FOR HIGH RESOLUTION AEROMAGNETIC SURVEYS
Northern Australian Regions: NA
 Disturbed Periods: None.
 Best Quiet Periods: 5-10 Sep,  14-Sep to 5-Oct

Central Australian Regions:
 Disturbed Periods: 12-Sep.
 Best Quiet Periods: 5-10 Sep,  16-Sep,  20-Sep to 5-Oct

Southern Australian Regions:
 Disturbed Periods: 12-14 Sep,  18-Sep
 Best Quiet Periods: 5-10 Sep,  16-Sep,  20-Sep to 5-Oct


Pc3 pulsations are high frequency (10-45 second period) variations 
of the Earths magnetic field. Daily pc3-indices are the daily sum of 
20 minute pc3-indices for that station and have been shown to be well 
correlated with rejection of high resolution aeromagnetic survey 
flight-line data.

PLEASE NOTE:
Geomagnetic activity can frequently be determined by short timescale 
solar events that cannot be forecast a week in advance, particularly
at solar maximum.

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