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Dst Indices

The CEDAR Database contains hourly Dst values calculated from lower latitude ground magnetometers between 1 January 1957 to within about 6 months of the present. These can be obtained via the VSTO Data Portal

  • Click on the Data tab
  • Click on 'Start by Instruments'
  • In the 'Filter by Physical Domain' select CEDAR
  • Check the box next to 'Show Instrument Code' and click 'Reload'
  • click the radio button next to '212 - Geophysical indices from NGDC: Dst [Magnetometer]' and click 'Next'
  • Continue with your selections for date, time, parameters if desired.

Other sources for Dst (1957-present) are:

-Revised 10 Nov 2006 by Barbara Emery