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Solar and Geophysical Activity Summary 2001 Mar 20 0245 UTC
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Joint USAF/NOAA Solar and Geophysical Activity Summary

SGAS Number 079 Issued at 0245Z on 20 Mar 2001 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 19 Mar
A. Energetic Events
Begin  Max  End  Rgn   Loc   Xray  Op 245MHz 10cm   Sweep
1146 1146 1147                       1700
1352 1352 1354                       6200
B. Proton Events
None
C. Geomagnetic Activity Summary
The geomagnetic field ranged from quiet to minor storm conditions. An interplanetary shock passed the ACE spacecraft around 19/1020 UTC. This activity is likely associated with the CME which occurred late on 15 March. A brief magnetopause crossing was observed on GOES-8 (W075) at 19/1807 UTC.
D. Stratwarm
Stratwarm alert exists stratwarm Monday. Slowly increasing temperatures over the polar region and weakening of the cyclonic circulation. End of this alert period.
E. Daily Indices: (real-time preliminary/estimated values)
10 cm 147  SSN 085  Afr/Ap 019/022   X-ray Background B5.2
Daily Proton Fluence (flux accumulation over 24 hrs)
GT 1 MeV 2.5e+05   GT 10 MeV 1.1e+04 p/(cm2-ster-day)
(GOES-8 satellite synchronous orbit W75 degrees)
Daily Electron Fluence
GT 2 MeV 2.20e+05 e/(cm2-ster-day)
(GOES-8 satellite synchronous orbit W75 degrees)
3 Hour K-indices
Boulder 2 2 2 2 4 5 4 4 Planetary 2 2 3 3 4 5 5 4
F. Comments
  None

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