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Increased demand for rapid access to UK magnetic observatory data : implications for quality control procedures

Clarke, Ellen; White, Pamela. 1999 Increased demand for rapid access to UK magnetic observatory data : implications for quality control procedures. [Poster] In: XXII IUGG General Assembly, Birmingham, UK, 19-30 July 1999. (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

During the last decade the demand for magnetic observatory data has steadily increased both from the scientific community and in particular from commercial organisations. Not only are the quantity of data products greater now but the speed at which they are delivered is faster and the quality of the data provided better. The modern user requirements for timely data have prompted the need for improved automatic procedures utilising the new technologies available. This has to be balanced against the user requirements for accuracy, which necessitate rigorous quality control procedures. While some of these have been automated, as is shown in the flow diagram, there remains a requirement for human interpretation and action if and when the data contain errors. Software development to reduce this human intervention is on-going.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Poster)
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Seismology and Geomagnetism
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 03 Dec 2012 13:55
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/20651

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