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Nowcast Products

Geomagnetic Kp Index

Indices of the global geomagnetic activity.

Forecast Products

Kp Forecast

Real time Kp-index Forecast using solar wind and IMF measurements at L1

The forecast is produced using an artificial neural network pre-trained on historical data of solar wind and IMF provided by the OMNI dataset. Real time forecast uses non propagated real time stream data from DSCOVR spacecraft obtained from NOAA SWPC. At the moment only short term forecast is presented together with the most recent available Kp Nowcast data.

Data-assimilative Radiation Belt Forecast

Two-day radiation belt forecast of 1 MeV electrons using the data-assimilative VERB code, real-time Van Allen Probe, ACE, and GOES data. Kp index for the previous 7 days are obtained from GFZ recent and previous month nowcast. 3-day Kp forecast is obtained from the Space Weather Prediction Center.  Forecasts are conducted automatically every hour at GFZ. Version 2.0 of the code computes the nowcast and forecast fluxes from reanalysis directly using the T89 magnetic field model.

IMPTAM-VERB: Real-time Radiation Belt Forecast

Real-time Radiation Belt Forecast accounting for the low energy electron seed population.