Accession Number : ADP006265

Title :   Some Recent Trends in Ionospheric Data Management at World Data Center-A,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION BOULDER CO

Personal Author(s) : Davis, Kenneth ; Conkright, Ray

Report Date : 03 MAY 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : During the past decade or so, a number of changes have taken place in the management of ionosphere and related data in the World Data Center-A at the National Geophysical Data Center in Boulder, Colorado. In this paper some of these changes are discussed on the following topics: (1) advances in computer technology, (2) some pitfalls in data usage, (3) types of data, and (4) examples of available data.

Descriptors :   *IONOSPHERE, *DATA MANAGEMENT, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, REAL TIME, DIGITAL SYSTEMS, ELECTRON DENSITY, IONOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES.

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Information Science
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE