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World Data Centre

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Space Weather Services(SWS)(former IPS) is a member of the ICSU World Data System. The World Data Centre (WDC) for Solar-Terrestrial Science (STS) is a part of and operated by Space Weather Services within the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. The centre operates in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Thousands Gigabytes of Ionospheric, Magnetometer, Spectrograph, Cosmic Ray data and Solar images are available for direct download from the FTP Download section. These areas are continualy growing, with the addition of new data types, downloadable tools and data from new locations. Please see the Latest News for updates.

Use the links under the Data Display and Download section in the left-hand menu to select data for download.

Please use the for special data requests.

If you use any data of SWS WDC in your paper/report, please add the following sentence in your paper/report Acknowledgements: We are thankful to the World Data Centre (WDC) of Space Weather Services, Bureau of Meteorology of Australia for the analysis of [dataset name] data.


  • The data sets listed here are a subset of SWS holdings.
  • The WDC for STS only holds archived data files owned by SWS. For real-time data and images, please follow the navigation links in the header of this page.
  • The WDC Help Page lists all resources available in this section, including downloadable data files, software and data catalogue information.
  • See the SWS Data Policy.
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