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Aurorasaurus Real-Time Citizen Science Aurora Data


  • Burcu Kosar (Creator)
  • Elizabeth A. MacDonald (Creator)
  • Nathan Case (Creator)
  • Matt Heavner (Creator)


Aurorasaurus citizen science data is a collection of auroral sightings submitted to the project via its website (aurorasaurus.org) or apps and mined from social media. It is a robust data set and particularly abundant during strong geomagnetic storms. This data is offered to the scientific community for research use through an open-access database in its raw and scientific formats for the 2015-2016 period.
Date made available29/05/2018
Temporal coverage2015 - 2016
Date of data production2018

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