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Table 1 Details on the time periods selected and on the corresponding level of magnetic activity expressed by means of D st and AE geomagnetic indices

From: Comparison between IRI and preliminary Swarm Langmuir probe measurements during the St. Patrick storm period

Period code Day—start time [UT] Day—end time [UT] D st
[min, max] [nT]
<D st>
[nT]
AE
[min, max] [nT]
<AE>
[nT]
P1 09—03 04:30:00 11—03 04:30:00 [−9, 15] 4 [22, 261] 57
P2 12—03 17:30:00 13—03 11:30:00 [−4, 12] 5 [−17, 259] 48
M1 17—03 00:00:00 17—03 23:59:59 [−223, 56] −72 [37, 1570] 633
M2 18—03 00:00:00 18—03 23:59:59 [−189, −70] −105 [200, 1043] 488
R1 (A) 19—03 00:00:00 20—03 11:57:33 [−88, −48] −63 [61, 1134] 381
R1 (B) 19—03 00:00:00 20—03 03:42:33 [−88, −53] −65 [61, 1134] 396
R1 (C) 19—03 00:00:00 20—03 23:59:59 [−88, −44] −59 [61, 1134] 373
R2 24—03 00:00:00 25—03 23:59:59 [−36, 9] −16 [28, 729] 165
  1. Due to gaps in the 20 March Swarm A and B data, R1 time periods differ from satellite to satellite