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Magnetic survey and ChinaGRF 2000

  • Wen-Yao Xu1Email author,
  • Guo-Hui Xia1,
  • Zhen-Chang An1,
  • Geng-Xiong Chen1,
  • Feng-Yu Zhang1,
  • Yue-Hua Wang1,
  • Yu-Gang Tian1,
  • Zi-Gang Wei1,
  • Shi-Zhuang Ma2 and
  • Hong-Fei Chen3
Earth, Planets and Space201455:BF03351750

https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03351750

Received: 18 December 2002

Accepted: 24 March 2003

Published: 20 June 2014

Abstract

The magnetic survey in China carried out in resent years is briefly introduced. On the basis of the magnetic data at 119 repeat stations, 39 permanent observatories and 20 grid values of the IGRF 2000, the magnetic charts and models of China for 2000, called China Geomagnetic Reference Field 2000 (or ChinaGRF 2000) have been compiled.

Key words

Magnetic survey Magnetic chart ChinaGRF