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Magnetotelluric data from before, during and after the September 2017 magnetic storm at 7 sites in Scotland

Dataset title Magnetotelluric data from before, during and after the September 2017 magnetic storm at 7 sites in Scotland
Dataset creators Fiona Simpson, University of Southampton
Karsten Bahr, University of Göttingen
Dataset theme Geoscientific Information
Dataset abstract

Magnetotelluric (MT) time series including the September 2017 magnetic storm at 7 sites in the Scottish Highlands collected by Fiona Simpson (University of Southampton) and Karsten Bahr (University of Göttingen) using Göttingen RAP dataloggers, Magson fluxgate magnetometers and Filloux-type electrodes.

Data acquisition methodology is described in F. Simpson and K. Bahr, 2005. Practical Magnetotellurics, Cambridge University Press, London pp. 254, 2005, ISBN: 9781108462556, DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511614095

This dataset is described in:

F. Simpson and K. Bahr, 2020a. Nowcasting and validating Earth’s electric field response to extreme space weather events using magnetotelluric data: application to the September 2017 geomagnetic storm and comparison to observed and modelled fields in Scotland, Space Weather, accepted, doi pending.

F. Simpson and K. Bahr, 2020b. Estimating the electric field response to the Halloween 2003 and September 2017 magnetic storms across Scotland using observed geomagnetic fields, magnetotelluric impedances and perturbation tensors, Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate, accepted, doi pending.

Dataset content dates 29/08/2017 to 18/09/2017
Dataset spatial coverage Scottish Highlands
Bounding box NW co-ordinates: 57° 30’ N, 5° 20’ W
Bounding box SE co-ordinates: 56° 30’ N, 2° 50’ W
Dataset supply format Goe files
Text file
Dataset language English-United Kingdom
Dataset discovery metadata record Discovery Link to the dataset's BGS Discovery Metadata record.
Dataset publisher British Geological Survey
Dataset publication date 19th August 2020
Dataset digital object identifier(DOI) 10.5285/59d3c54d-8179-4904-8ee7-1a81564ed893
Dataset citation text Simpson, F; Bahr, K (2020): Magnetotelluric data from before, during and after the September 2017 magnetic storm at 7 sites in Scotland. British Geological Survey. (Dataset). https://doi.org/10.5285/59d3c54d-8179-4904-8ee7-1a81564ed893
Constraints and terms of use This data set is available under Open Government Licence, subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying any reproduced materials: "Contains data supplied by permission of the Natural Environment Research Council [YEAR]".
Access the dataset https://www.bgs.ac.uk/services/ngdc/accessions/index.html#item137066
Further information Related publications:

F. Simpson and K. Bahr, 2020a. Nowcasting and validating Earth's electric field response to extreme space weather events using magnetotelluric data: application to the September 2017 geomagnetic storm and comparison to observed and modelled fields in Scotland, Space Weather, accepted, doi pending.

F. Simpson and K. Bahr, 2020b. Estimating the electric field response to the Halloween 2003 and September 2017 magnetic storms across Scotland using observed geomagnetic fields, magnetotelluric impedances and perturbation tensors, Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate, accepted, doi pending.

F. Simpson and K. Bahr, 2005. Practical Magnetotellurics, Cambridge University Press, London pp. 254, 2005, ISBN: 9781108462556, DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511614095