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STEREO-B Plasma and Supra-Thermal Ion Composition (PLASTIC) Beacon Browse Data

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spase://NASA/NumericalData/STEREO-B/PLASTIC/LB/Browse/PT1M

Description

The STEREO-B PLASTIC Beacon data has not been validated and should not be used for publication purposes

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ResourceID
spase://NASA/NumericalData/STEREO-B/PLASTIC/LB/Browse/PT1M
ResourceHeader
ResourceName
STEREO-B Plasma and Supra-Thermal Ion Composition (PLASTIC) Beacon Browse Data
ReleaseDate
2021-04-27 15:38:11Z
Description

The STEREO-B PLASTIC Beacon data has not been validated and should not be used for publication purposes

Acknowledgement
A.B. Galvin, Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator, Antoinette Galvin of the University of New Hampshire, and NASA contract NAS5-00132 See the rules of use available at http://stereo.sr.unh.edu/data/PLASTIC_Resources/index.htm.
Contacts
RolePerson
1.PrincipalInvestigatorspase://SMWG/Person/Antoinette.B.Galvin
2.MetadataContactspase://SMWG/Person/Robert.E.McGuire
3.MetadataContactspase://SMWG/Person/Lee.Frost.Bargatze
InformationURL
Name
PLASTIC Index Web Page at UNH
URL
Description

PLASTIC Index Web Page at University of New Hampshire

PriorIDs
spase://VSPO/NumericalData/STEREO-B/PLASTIC/LB/Browse/PT1M
AccessInformation
RepositoryID
Availability
Online
AccessRights
Open
AccessURL
Name
FTPS from SPDF (not with most browsers)
URL
Description

Access to Data in CDF Format via ftp from SPDF

AccessURL
Name
HTTPS from SPDF
URL
Description

Access to Data in CDF Format via http from SPDF

AccessURL
Name
CDAWeb
URL
ProductKey
STB_LB_PLA_BROWSE
Description

Access to ASCII, CDF, and plots via NASA/GSFC CDAWeb

Format
CDF
Encoding
None
Acknowledgement
A.B. Galvin, Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator, Antoinette Galvin of the University of New Hampshire, and NASA contract NAS5-00132 See the rules of use available at http://stereo.sr.unh.edu/data/PLASTIC_Resources/index.htm. Please acknowledge the data providers and CDAWeb when using these data.
AccessInformation
RepositoryID
Availability
Online
AccessRights
Open
AccessURL
Name
CDAWeb HAPI Server
URL
Style
HAPI
ProductKey
STB_LB_PLA_BROWSE
Description

Web Service to this product using the HAPI interface.

Format
CSV
Acknowledgement
A.B. Galvin, Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator, Antoinette Galvin of the University of New Hampshire, and NASA contract NAS5-00132 See the rules of use available at http://stereo.sr.unh.edu/data/PLASTIC_Resources/index.htm. Please acknowledge the data providers and CDAWeb when using these data.
AccessInformation
RepositoryID
Availability
Online
AccessRights
Open
AccessURL
Name
STEREO Science Center
URL
Description

In CDF via ftp from STEREO Science Center, SSC

Format
CDF
DataExtent
Quantity
800
Units
KB
Per
P1D
ProcessingLevel
Calibrated
InstrumentIDs
MeasurementType
ThermalPlasma
TemporalDescription
TimeSpan
StartDate
2011-07-07 00:00:00.000
StopDate
2014-09-26 23:59:59.999
Cadence
PT1M
ObservedRegion
Heliosphere.Remote1AU
Caveats
PLASTIC Beacon data has not been validated and should not be used for publication purposes
Parameter #1
Name
Epoch Time
ParameterKey
Epoch1
Description

Time, Beginning of Interval, 1 min Resolution

Caveats
This parameter exhibits an increasing monotonic progression.
Cadence
PT1M
Units
ms
UnitsConversion
1e-3>s
RenderingHints
AxisLabel
Epoch1
ValueFormat
E14.8
ScaleType
LinearScale
ValidMin
01-Jan-1990 00:00:00.000
ValidMax
31-Dec-2020 00:00:00.000
FillValue
31-Dec-9999 23:59:59.999
Support
SupportQuantity
Temporal
Parameter #2
Name
Time PB5
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Time_PB5
Description

Time of Observation in Year, Day, and Milliseconds

Caveats
This parameter exhibits an increasing monotonic progression.
Cadence
PT1M
RenderingHints
ScaleType
LinearScale
Structure
Size
3
Element
Name
Year
Index
1
Units
year
ValidMin
1997
ValidMax
2020
Element
Name
Day of Year (Jan 1 = Day 1)
Index
2
Units
d
ValidMin
1
ValidMax
366
Element
Name
Elapsed milliseconds of day
Index
3
Units
ms
ValidMin
0
ValidMax
86399999
FillValue
-2147483648
Support
SupportQuantity
Temporal
Parameter #3
Name
Checksum
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Checksum
Description

Checksum, 0=Valid, 1=Invalid

Caveats
Checksum: 0=valid, 1=invalid
Cadence
PT1M
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Checksum
ValueFormat
E8.1
ValidMin
0.0
ValidMax
1.0
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Support
SupportQuantity
Other
Parameter #4
Name
S-Channel Switch
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
SChannel_switch
Description

S-Channel Switch, ESA step at which S-Channel Switched: 0=No Switch. The main channel and the S-channel are never used simultaneously. When the flux in the Time of Flight, TOF, section exceeds a certain threshold (approximately 1000 counts/s) the Instrument Data Processing Unit (IDPU) will switch in the next ESA step to the S-channel.

Caveats
ESA step at which S-Channel switched: 0 means no switch
Cadence
PT1M
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
SChan
ValueFormat
E8.1
ValidMin
0.0
ValidMax
127.0
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Support
SupportQuantity
Other
Parameter #5
Name
Moment Array Flag
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Moment_Array
Description

Moment Array Flag, 0=SW_ALL, 1=SW_H

Caveats
Moment Array. 0-Sw_all, 1=Sw_h.
Cadence
PT1M
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Moment_Array
ValueFormat
E8.1
ValidMin
0.0
ValidMax
1.0
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Support
SupportQuantity
Other
Parameter #6
Name
Density
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Density
Description

Density, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Density. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
cm^-3
UnitsConversion
1e6>m^-3
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Density PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
0.0
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Scalar
ParticleQuantity
NumberDensity
Parameter #7
Name
Bulk Speed
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Bulk_Speed
Description

Bulk Speed, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Bulk Speed. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
km/s
UnitsConversion
1e3>m/s
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Bulk_Speed PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
-3.0e+17
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Scalar
ParticleQuantity
FlowSpeed
Parameter #8
Name
Vr, HERTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Vr_HERTN
Description

Velocity Radial Component, Vr, Heliographic Radial-Tangential-Normal, HERTN, Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Velocity r component in HERTN coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
km/s
UnitsConversion
1e3>m/s
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Cartesian
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Vr_HERTN PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
-3.0e+17
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Component.I
ParticleQuantity
Velocity
Parameter #9
Name
Vt, HERTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Vt_HERTN
Description

Velocity Tangential Component, Vt, Heliographic Radial-Tangential-Normal, HERTN, Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Velocity t component in HERTN coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
km/s
UnitsConversion
1e3>m/s
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Cartesian
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Vt_HERTN PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
-3.0e+17
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Component.J
ParticleQuantity
Velocity
Parameter #10
Name
Vn, HERTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Vn_HERTN
Description

Velocity Normal Component, Vn, Heliographic Radial-Tangential-Normal, HERTN, Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Velocity n component in HERTN coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
km/s
UnitsConversion
1e3>m/s
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Cartesian
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Vn_HERTN PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
-3.0e+17
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Component.K
ParticleQuantity
Velocity
Parameter #11
Name
Vr, RTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Vr_RTN
Description

Velocity Radial Component, Vr, Radial-Tangential-Normal, RTN, Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Velocity r component in RTN coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
km/s
UnitsConversion
1e3>m/s
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Cartesian
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Vr_RTN PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
-3.0e+17
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Component.I
ParticleQuantity
Velocity
Parameter #12
Name
Vt, RTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Vt_RTN
Description

Velocity Tangential Component, Vt, Radial-Tangential-Normal, RTN, Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Velocity t component in RTN coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
km/s
UnitsConversion
1e3>m/s
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Cartesian
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Vt_RTN PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
-3.0e+17
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Component.J
ParticleQuantity
Velocity
Parameter #13
Name
Vn, RTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Vn_RTN
Description

Velocity Normal Component, Vn, Radial-Tangential-Normal, RTN, Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Velocity n component in RTN coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
km/s
UnitsConversion
1e3>m/s
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Cartesian
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Vn_RTN PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
-3.0e+17
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Component.K
ParticleQuantity
Velocity
Parameter #14
Name
Proton N/S Flow Angle, HERTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
N_S_flow_angle_HERTN
Description

Proton North/South Flow Angle, HERTN Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
N_S_Flow_Angle. >0 means flow from S of ecliptic plane (i.e. Vn > 0). HERTN. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
°
UnitsConversion
0.0174532925>rad
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Spherical
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
N_S_Flow_Angle PRELIM
ValueFormat
E9.2
ValidMin
-25.0
ValidMax
25.0
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
DirectionAngle.ElevationAngle
ParticleQuantity
FlowVelocity
Parameter #15
Name
Proton N/S Flow Angle, RTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
N_S_flow_angle_RTN
Description

Proton North/South Flow Angle, RTN Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
N_S_Flow_Angle. >0 means flow from S of ecliptic plane (i.e. Vn > 0). RTN. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
°
UnitsConversion
0.0174532925>rad
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Spherical
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
N_S_Flow_Angle PRELIM
ValueFormat
E9.2
ValidMin
-25.0
ValidMax
25.0
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
DirectionAngle.ElevationAngle
ParticleQuantity
FlowVelocity
Parameter #16
Name
Proton E/W Flow Angle, HERTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
E_W_flow_angle_HERTN
Description

Proton East/West Flow Angle, HERTN Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
E_W_Flow_Angle. >0 means flow from E of the sun (i.e. Vt > 0). HERTN. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
°
UnitsConversion
0.0174532925>rad
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Spherical
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
E_W_Flow_Angle PRELIM
ValueFormat
E9.2
ValidMin
-25.0
ValidMax
25.0
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
DirectionAngle.AzimuthAngle
ParticleQuantity
FlowVelocity
Parameter #17
Name
Proton E/W Flow Angle, RTN Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
E_W_flow_angle_RTN
Description

Proton East/West Flow Angle, RTN Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
E_W_Flow_Angle. >0 means flow from E of the sun (i.e. Vt > 0). RTN. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
°
UnitsConversion
0.0174532925>rad
CoordinateSystem
CoordinateRepresentation
Spherical
CoordinateSystemName
RTN
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
E_W_Flow_Angle PRELIM
ValueFormat
E9.2
ValidMin
-25.0
ValidMax
25.0
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
DirectionAngle.AzimuthAngle
ParticleQuantity
FlowVelocity
Parameter #18
Name
Temperature, XX Matrix Element, Instrument Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Temperature_Inst
Description

Temperature, XX Matrix Element, Instrument Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Temperature xx in Instrument Coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
°K
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Temperature_Inst PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
0.0
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Scalar
ParticleQuantity
Temperature
Parameter #19
Name
Pressure, XX Matrix Element, Instrument Coordinates
Set
Time series defined by using: EPOCH1
ParameterKey
Pressure_Inst
Description

Pressure, XX Matrix Element, Instrument Coordinates, Preliminary

Caveats
Moment: Pressure xx in Instrument Coordinates. [PRELIM]
Cadence
PT1M
Units
Pa
RenderingHints
DisplayType
TimeSeries
AxisLabel
Pressure_Inst PRELIM
ValueFormat
E11.4
ValidMin
0.0
ValidMax
3.7e+17
FillValue
-1.0e+31
Particle
ParticleType
Ion
Qualifier
Scalar
ParticleQuantity
Pressure