RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCES VOL. 10, ES3001, doi:10.2205/2007ES000281, 2008

SPIDR middleware for WDCs

M. N. Zhizhin

Geophysical Center RAS, Moscow, Russia

E. A. Kihn

National Geophysical Data Center, Boulder, Co., USA


Abstract

[1]  SPIDR (Space Physics Interactive Data Resource) is a de facto standard data source for solar-terrestrial physics, functioning within the framework of the ICSU World Data Centers. It is a distributed database and application server network, built to select, visualize and model historical space weather data distributed across the Internet. SPIDR can work as a fully-functional web-application (portal) or as a grid of web-services, providing functions for other applications to access its data holdings.

Received 17 September 2007; revised 18 March 2008; accepted 19 March 2008; published 21 March 2008.

Keywords: Data Grid, phenomena-based subsetting, space weather, satellite data archive.

Index Terms: 0525 Computational Geophysics: Data management; 0530 Computational Geophysics: Data presentation and visualization; 7894 Space Plasma Physics: Instruments and techniques; 7959 Space Weather: Models; 7999 Space Weather: General or miscellaneous.


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Citation: Zhizhin, M. N., and E. A. Kihn (2008), SPIDR middleware for WDCs, Russ. J. Earth Sci., 10, ES3001, doi:10.2205/2007ES000281.


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