Articles | Volume 38, issue 2
Ann. Geophys., 38, 359–372, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-38-359-2020
Ann. Geophys., 38, 359–372, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-38-359-2020

Regular paper 20 Mar 2020

Regular paper | 20 Mar 2020

Response of the low- to mid-latitude ionosphere to the geomagnetic storm of September 2017

Nadia Imtiaz et al.

Data sets

The arrival of CMEs and resulting SSC Ebro Observatory http://www.obsebre.es

Solar wind parameters for the characterization of the space weather events Goddard Space Science Data Center https://omniweb.gsfc.nasa.gov/form/omni_min_def.html

Global thermospheric composition maps GUVI Data Processing Payload Operations Center http://guvitimed.jhuapl.edu/data_products

Magnetic observatories data International Real-time Magnetic Observatory Network http://www.intermagnet.org

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Short summary
We study the impact of the geomagnetic storm of 7–9 September 2017 on the low- to mid-latitude ionosphere. The study is based on the analysis of data from the Global Positioning System (GPS) stations and magnetic observatories located at different longitudinal sectors corresponding to the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Americas during the period 4–14 September 2017. The GPS data are used to derive the global, regional and vertical total electron content (vTEC) in the four selected regions.