The Boulder magnetic observatory

Open-File Report 2015-1125
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The Boulder magnetic observatory has, since 1963, been operated by the Geomagnetism Program of the U.S. Geological Survey in accordance with Bureau and national priorities. Data from the observatory are used for a wide variety of scientific purposes, both pure and applied. The observatory also supports developmental projects within the Geomagnetism Program and collaborative projects with allied geophysical agencies.

Suggested Citation

Love, J.J., Finn, C.A., Pedrie, K.L., and Blum, C.C., 2015, The Boulder magnetic observatory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1125, 8 p.,

ISSN: 2331-1258 (online)

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Table of Contents

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Location
  • Operational History
  • Facilities
  • Data Types
  • Partners
  • Natural Signals
  • Derived Products
  • Workshop
  • Induction Hazards: Future Developments
  • Acknowledgments
  • References Cited
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title The Boulder magnetic observatory
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 2015-1125
DOI 10.3133/ofr20151125
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Geologic Hazards Science Center
Description iii, 13 p.
Country United States
State Colorado
City Boulder
Other Geospatial Boulder Magnetic Observatory
Online Only (Y/N) Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
Google Analytic Metrics Metrics page
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