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Selected physical parameters

Ionosphere/Thermosphere models or coupled model components:
Global Electron Density (newly added):
       TEC from ground-based GPS in eight 5° geographic longitude sectors
       NmF2 from COSMIC in eight 5° geographic longitude sectors
       hmF2 from COSMIC in eight 5° geographic longitude sectors
Vertical and horizontal drifts at Jicamarca (VperpN and VperpE)
Neutral density at CHAMP orbit (Nden)
Electron density at CHAMP orbit (Eden)
NmF2 from LEO satellites (CHAMP and COSMIC) and ISRs
HmF2 from LEO satellites (CHAMP and COSMIC) and ISRs
Temperature Tn obtained by Fabry-Perot Spectrometer at 250 km (Arrival height, Antarctica; Resolute Bay, Canada)
Neutral winds obtained by Fabry-Perot Spectrometer at 250 km (Arrival height, Antarctica; Resolute Bay, Canada)
Ne at 300 km (Millstone Hill, Sondrestrom, EISCAT, Svalbard ISRs).
Te at 300 km (Millstone Hill, Sondrestrom, EISCAT, Svalbard ISRs).
Ti at 300 km (Millstone Hill, Sondrestrom, EISCAT, Svalbard ISRs).
Ion vertical velocity at Sonderstrom ISR

Geospace models or coupled model components:
Magnetic field at geosynchronous orbit
Ground magnetic perturbations
DST index
Auroral oval position (high latitude boundary)
Auroral oval position (low latitude boundary)
        Notes on how auroral boundaries are defined from observations (prepared by Y. Zheng).

Parameters along DMSP tracks
Poynting flux (Joule heating) into ionosphere along DMSP tracks
Plasma Velocity (Vx - along track, Vy cross track, Vz - vertical)

Additional time series in support of simulations results analysis
Cross polar cap potential (northern and southern hemisphere)
Joule heating (or Poynting flux) integrated over each hemisphere in GW.

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