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Differential magnetometer measurements in the UK high-voltage power grid

Huebert, J.; Beggan, C.D.; Richardson, G.S.; Martyn, T.P.; Thomson, A.W.P.. 2019 Differential magnetometer measurements in the UK high-voltage power grid. [Poster] In: National Astronomy Meeting 2019, Lancaster, UK, 1st - 5th July 2019. (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

Extreme space weather events can pose risks to ground based infrastructure like high voltage (HV) transformers, railways and gas pipelines through the induction of geomagnetically induced currents(GICs). Modelling GICs requires knowledge about the source magnetic field and the electrical conductivity structure of the Earth. We use the Differential Magnetometer Method (DMM) to indirectly measure GIC in HV lines rather than GIC through ground points.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Poster)
Additional Keywords: SWIGS, Differential magnetometer, Geomagnetically Induced Currents
Date made live: 18 Jul 2019 09:26 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/524195

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