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Table 1 Errors statistics on F data for various satellites

From: Stochastic forecasting of the geomagnetic field from the COV-OBS.x1 geomagnetic field model, and candidate models for IGRF-12

Satellite Period No σ \(\boldsymbol {{\boldsymbol{\mathcal {M}}}^{*}}\) μ μ
Oersted 1999.2 to 2013.5 5580 5.5 to 8.5 0.95 0.03 5.58 0.10
CHAMP 2000.6 to 2010.7 4489 4 to 10 0.95 −0.05 8.39 −0.55
Sac-C 2001.1 to 2001.2 32 5.5 to 8.5 0.98 0.19 5.51 0.93
Swarm 2013.9 to 2014.6 574 4 to 10 0.65 −0.08 5.39 −0.88
Total 1999.2 to 2014.6 10675   0.93 −0.01 6.90 −0.23
  1. Data number No, range for the prior error σ (nT), weighted L2 data misfit \(\boldsymbol {{\mathcal {M}}^{*}}\) and bias μ , unweighted L2 data misfit and bias μ (in nT).