4. Range Indices (K, R, Q)

  1. P. N. Mayaud
  1. P. N. Mayaud

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118663837.ch4

Derivation, Meaning, and Use of Geomagnetic Indices

Derivation, Meaning, and Use of Geomagnetic Indices

How to Cite

Mayaud, P. N. (1980) Range Indices (K, R, Q), in Derivation, Meaning, and Use of Geomagnetic Indices, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118663837.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900223

Online ISBN: 9781118663837

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Keywords:

  • Geomagnetic indexes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Preliminary Description

  • The Range or Other Alternatives

  • The Length of the Constant Time Interval

  • The Zero Level

  • Use of the Largest Range in the Horizontal Components

  • Classes of Ranges and K Indices

  • Subjective Character of the K Scalings?

  • Conclusion