[Ips-wgr] IPS Weekly Geo. Report (12 September 13) issued 0153 UT on 12 Sep 2013

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Thu Sep 12 11:53:04 EST 2013


SUBJ: IPS WEEKLY GEOPHYSICAL REPORT 
ISSUED ON 12 SEPTEMBER 2013, BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES,
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE

1. SUMMARY (03 SEPTEMBER - 11 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               
 03 Sep   1121 2112    4  
 04 Sep   2112 2011    4  
 05 Sep   1001 0001    1  
 06 Sep   1210 2122    4  
 07 Sep   1110 0001    1  
 08 Sep   2320 1100    4  
 09 Sep   0110 0001    1  
 10 Sep   0002 2322    5  
 11 Sep   2112 2111    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 with an occasional unsettled period.


2. FORECAST (12 SEPTEMBER - 12 OCTOBER)
Disturbed Periods: 
 12-13 Sep,  17 Sep,  10 Oct.

Best Quiet Periods: 
 14-16 Sep,  20-22 Sep,  24-26 Sep,  30 Sep to 8 Oct.

3. FORECAST FOR HIGH RESOLUTION AEROMAGNETIC SURVEYS
Northern Australian Regions: 
 Mildly Disturbed Periods: 12 Sep.
 Best Quiet Periods: 14-16 Sep,  19-27 Sep,  29 Sep to 8 Oct.  

Central Australian Regions:
 Disturbed Periods: 12 Sep.
 Mildly Disturbed Periods: 13-14 Sep,  18 Sep. 
 Best Quiet Periods: 15-16 Sep,  20-27 Sep,  29 Sep to 8 Oct.

Southern Australian Regions:
 Disturbed Periods: 12-14 Sep,  18-19 Sep.
 Best Quiet Periods: 15-16 Sep,  20-27 Sep,  29 Sep to 8 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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