An automatic method for estimating the geomagnetic field
O.V. Mandrikova, E.A. Zhizhikina


Institute of Cosmophysical Research and Radio-Wave Propagation of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKIR FEB RAS),
Kamchatka State Technical University

Full text of article: Russian language.


We introduce a new method for estimating the geomagnetic field. The method is based on a combination of a wavelet transform with radial basis neural networks. In the method, the recorded geomagnetic field variations are decomposed into different-scale components and the degree of disturbance of each component is estimated, enabling the conclusion about the field state.  For the verification of the method, we used geomagnetic data from the "Paratunka" station (Paratunka, Kamchatka region, data registration is carried out by IKIR FEB RAS).
Analysis of the spectral-temporal characteristics of geomagnetic field variations during periods of moderate and strong magnetic storms was performed. Weak perturbations were detected in the geomagnetic field before the storms. The obtained results have confirmed the effectiveness of the proposed method.

neural networks, wavelet transform, geomagnetic data, Earth's magnetic field.

Mandrikova OV, Zhizhikina EA. An automatic method for estimating the geomagnetic field. Computer Optics 2015; 39(3): 420-8. DOI: 10.18287/0134-2452-2015-39-3-420-428.


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