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Files References

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Referenecs will be added to this page as they are identified.

File Handling

File Naming
  IAU Guidelines for Data archives    [Link]
  Kanzelhohe filename convention    [Link]

File Formats
  Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) Support Office    [Link]
  Common Data Format (CDF) Support Office    [Link]

Parameter Naming

FITS Keywords
  Solarsoft Overview of FITS keywords    [Link]
  Comparison of FITS keywords of solar images for Helioviewer    [Link]
  Recommendations for FITS headers (An SPD Poster by J.A. Hourclé, NASA-GSFC)    [PDF]

  Kanzelhohe-specific FITS keywords and FITS Sample Headers    [Link]
  STEREO/SECCHI FITS Header Keyword Definition    [PDF]
  SDO/AIA FITS keywords for Scientific Usage    [PDF]
  PROBA2/SWAP Description of the FITS file headers    [Link]

  Mapping of FITS keywords to IVOA Spectral data model (see end of document)    [PDF]

Parameter Annotation

IVOA Documents
  Unified Content Descriptor (UCD)    [Link]
  The utype attribute is described within the definition of a VOTable    [Link]


Title, Authors Reference Comment
   Spatial Coodinates
"Coordinate systems for solar image data", W. T. Thompson A&A 449, 791-803 (2006) Solar coordinates
"Heliospheric coordinate systems", M. Fraänz, D. Harper Planetary and Space Science, 50, pp 217-233, 2002 Heliospheric coordinate
"Space Physica Coordinates Transforms: A User Guide", M. Hapgood Planer. Space Sci.. Vol. 40, No. 5. pp. 71l-717, 1992 Space physica coordinates
"Corrigendum to Space Physica Coordinates Transforms: A User Guide", M. Hapgood Planet. Space Sci., Vol. 45, No. S,, p. 1047, 1997 Corrigendum to above
"Coordinate Systems for Space and Geophysical Applications", K. H. Bhavnani and R. P. Vancour PL-TR-91-229, US Air Force Systems Command, 1991 Space and Geophysical coordinates
"Cartographic Standards" Chapter 2 in Planetary Data System Standards Reference JPL D-7669, 2009 Planetary coordinates
"MHD Processes in the Outer Heliospehere", L.F. Burlaga Space Science Reviews, 39 (1984) 255-316. 0038-6308 IHG coordinate system
"Structural and Dynamical Aspects of the Distant Magnetotail determined from ISEE-3 Plasma Measurements", E. W. Hones, JR., R. D. Zwickl, T. A. Fritz and S. J. Bane Space Sci., Vol. 34, No. Ill, pp. 889-901, 1986 GSW coordinate system
"Global configuration of the magnetotail current sheet as derived from Geotail, Wind, IMP 8 and ISEE 1/2 data", Tsyganenko, N.A., Karlsson, S.B.P., Kokubun, S., Yamamoto, T., Lazarus, A.J., Ogilvie, K.W., Russell, C.T. and Slavin, J.A. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 103, Issue A4, p. 6827-6842, 1998 GSW coordinate system
"Modelling long-term trends in lunar exposure to the Earth's plasmasheet", M. Hapgood Ann. Geophys., 25, 2037-2044, 2007 Appendix: Coordinate system nomenclature
   Temporal Coodinates
CCSDS 301.0-B-4 – Time Code Formats, Recommendation for Space Data System Standards CCSDS 301.0-B-4, Blue Book. Issue 4. November 2010 Formats for dates and times
ISO 8601:2004 – Standard for the representation of dates and times International Organization for Standardization Formats for dates and times

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