Special Issue: Geomagnetic Field Modelling and IGRF 2000
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The 2000 revision of the joint UK/US geomagnetic field models and an IGRF 2000 candidate model
Earth, Planets and Space volume 52, pages 1149–1162 (2000)
The method of derivation of the joint UK/US spherical harmonic geomagnetic main-field and secular-variation models is presented. Early versions of these models, with the main field truncated at degree 10, are the UK/US candidates for the IGRF 2000 model. The main-field model describes the Earth’s magnetic field at the 2000.0 epoch, while the secular-variation model predicts the evolution of this field between 2000.0 and 2005.0. A revised 1995.0 main-field model was also generated. Regional models for the continental US, Alaska and Hawaii were also produced as a by-product of the UK/US global modelling effort.
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Macmillan, S., Quinn, J.M. The 2000 revision of the joint UK/US geomagnetic field models and an IGRF 2000 candidate model. Earth Planet Sp 52, 1149–1162 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03352345
- Secular Variation
- Repeat Station
- Geomagnetic Equator
- British Geological Survey
- Geomagnetic Field Model