Record Search Query: [Source_Name: Short_Name='SOLAR OBSERVATORY STATIONS']
Solar Features - Prominences and Filaments
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.stp.solar.solar-features_prominences-filaments

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Summary
Abstract: Prominences and filaments are two manifestations of the same phenomenon. Both prominences and filaments are features formed above the chromosphere by cool dense gases held in place by solar magnetic fields. Filaments are observed on the solar disk as dark structures as seen against the hotter chromosphere whereas prominences on the limb appear bright against the perspective of outer space. The ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide scientific data stewardship of solar-terrestrial datasets in compliance with NOAA Administrative Order (NAO) 212-15, "Management of Environmental and Geospatial Data and Information", dated 04 Nov 10. Scientific Data Stewardship includes the Archive, Access, and Assessment (AAA) of operational and related solar and space environmental datasets.
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Description: Prominences and Filaments. These data are available at the NGDC/STP website
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Description:  Nice image distinguishing a solar prominence and filament (from "http://www.greatdreams.com").

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Scientific Data Stewardship provided by the National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Dataset Title: Solar Features - Prominences and Filaments
Dataset Release Date: 2014-08-10
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1955-07-01
Stop Date: 2010-11-24
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Use Constraints Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: None Distribution
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accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA
cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in
the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a
particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the
fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Data Set Progress
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Data Center
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Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WILLIAM DENIG
Phone: (303) 497-6323
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: solar.ngdc at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway E/GC2
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
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Distribution
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (303) 497-6323
Fax: (303) 497-6513
Email: solar.ngdc at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway E/GC2
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-11-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-22