Heliophysics Knowledge Base Feature/Event Types definitions
Last updated: 2016-08-04 12:33:25

Key:

  • AR = ActiveRegion
  • CE = CME
  • CD = CoronalDimming
  • CH = CoronalHole
  • CW = CoronalWave
  • FI = Filament
  • FE = FilamentEruption
  • FA = FilamentActivation
  • FL = Flare
  • LP = Loop
  • OS = Oscillation
  • SS = Sunspot
  • EF = EmergingFlux
  • CJ = CoronalJet
  • PG = Plage
  • OT = Other
  • NR = NothingReported
  • SG = Sigmoid
  • SP = SpraySurge
  • CR = CoronalRain
  • CC = CoronalCavity
  • ER = Eruption
  • TO = TopologicalObject
  • HY = Hypothesis
  • BU = UVBurst
  • EE = ExplosiveEvent
  • PB = ProminenceBubble
  • PT = PeacockTail

req=requiredopt=optional
Parameter Type AR CE CD CH CW FI FE FA FL LP OS SS EF CJ PG OT NR SG SP CR CC ER TO HY BU EE PB PT Description of attribute
Event_Probability float opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Probability or Confidence Level that event occured (bet. 0 and 1)
Event_Importance float opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Rating or importance of the event (between 0 and 1). Can be used by automated methods to denote a metric.
Event_Type string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Event Type (e.g. 'FL: Flare' or 'AR: ActiveRegion')
KB_ArchivDate string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Date when VOEvent entry was imported into Knowledge Base
KB_ArchivID string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Unique internal ID of VOEvent entry
KB_Archivist string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Name of Archivist (internal. user should leave blank)
KB_ArchivURL string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req URL of VOEvent entry (internal. user should leave blank)
Event_CoordSys string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Coordinate system type (Choose between UTC-HGS-TOPO [Heliographics Stonyhurst]; UTC-HPR-TOPO [Helioprojective]; UTC-HGC-TOPO[Heliographic Carrington]; UTC-HCR-TOPO[Helio-centric radial])
Event_CoordUnit string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Units of coordinates (e.g. "deg, deg" for UTC-HGS-TOP0)
Event_EndTime string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Time when event ends (e.g. 2004-02-14T02:00:01)
Event_StartTime string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Time when event starts (e.g. 2004-02-14T02:00:01)
Event_Expires string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Useful for reporting events before they are complete (e.g. 2004-02-14T02:00:01)
Event_Coord1 float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Coordinate 1 of mean location of event
Event_Coord2 float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Coordinate 2 of mean location of event
Event_Coord3 float opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Coordinate 3 of mean location of event (optional. Suitable for use with STEREO SECCHI events)
Event_MapURL string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt URL to an image/intensity map
Event_MaskURL string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt URL to files which contain masks (e.g. binary masks) of region of interest.
Event_PeakTime string --- --- opt --- opt opt opt opt req --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt Peak time of a flare (e.g. '2003-02-12T23:03:01')
Event_C1Error float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Uncertainty in Coord1 of the mean location of the event.
Event_C2Error float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Uncertainty in Coord2 of the mean location of the event.
Event_ClippedSpatial string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Whether the spatial extent of the event is wholly contained within the data set ('T' or 'F').
Event_ClippedTemporal string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Whether the temporal duration of the event is wholly contained within the data set ('T' or 'F').
Event_TestFlag string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt A boolean flag to indicate that the event is for testing purposes ('T' or 'F')
Event_Description string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Description of the event
FRM_Contact string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Contact information of Feature Recognition Method (FRM)
FRM_DateRun string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Date when Feature Recognition Method (FRM) was run (e.g. 2004-02-15T02:00:01)
FRM_HumanFlag string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Whether a Human identified the event ("T" or "F")
FRM_Identifier string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Username for Knowledge Base
FRM_Institute string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Institute where the Feature Recognition Method (FRM) orginates
FRM_Name string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Name of Feature Recognition Method (e.g. "Mark Cheung" or CACTUS")
FRM_ParamSet string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Values of parameters (e.g. "threshold=0.1")
FRM_VersionNumber float opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Version number of automated Feature Recognition Method (Put age if Human. Just kidding. In this case put 1.0)
FRM_URL string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req URL to webpage containing information about the Feature Recognition Method
FRM_SpecificID string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt The specific ID of this event/feature assigned by the Feature Recognition Method
OBS_Observatory string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Name of Observatory (e.g. SOHO)
OBS_ChannelID string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Name of Channel of the instrument (e.g. "G band")
OBS_Instrument string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Name of Instrument (e.g. "SOT")
OBS_MeanWavel float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Mean wavelength (preferably in Angstroms)
OBS_WavelUnit string req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Unit of OBS_MeanWavel (preferably "Angstroms")
OBS_Title string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Observational title
Bound_CCNsteps long opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt Number of steps in bounding chain code (useful for coronal hole boundaries)
Bound_CCStartC1 float opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt Beginning Coord1 of chain code
Bound_CCStartC2 float opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt Beginning Coord2 of chain code
Bound_ChainCode string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt List of vertices for polygon (ordered list delimited by commas. e.g. 'x1, y1, x2, y2, x3, y3, x1, y1')
BoundBox_C1LL float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Coord1 of lower-left corner of bounding box
BoundBox_C2LL float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Coord2 of lower-left corner of bounding box
BoundBox_C1UR float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Coord1 of upper-right corner of bounding box
BoundBox_C2UR float req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req req Coord2 of upper-right corner of bounding box
ChainCodeType string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt req opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- opt opt opt opt Type of chain code (Use "ordered list")
RasterScan string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Field for ascii string of raster scan
RasterScanType string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Type of raster scan (E.g. "EGSO_SFC" if you are using the EGSO Solar Feature Catalogue convection for the raster scan)
Skel_ChainCode string --- --- --- opt --- opt opt opt opt req --- --- --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- --- --- --- --- Skeleton code. A skeleton code is like a chain code except it isn't closed. (ordered list delimited by commas. e.g. 'x1, y1, x2, y2, x3, y3')
Skel_Curvature float --- --- --- --- --- opt opt opt opt req --- --- --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- --- --- --- --- Curvature of skeleton
Skel_Nsteps integer --- --- --- opt --- opt opt opt opt req --- --- --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- --- --- --- --- Number of steps in skeleton
Skel_StartC1 float --- --- --- opt --- opt opt opt opt req --- --- --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- --- --- --- --- Beginning Coord 1 of skeleton
Skel_StartC2 float --- --- --- opt --- opt opt opt opt req --- --- --- opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt --- --- --- --- --- Beginning Coord 2 of skeleton
AR_McIntoshCls string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Active Region McIntosh class
AR_MtWilsonCls string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Active Region Mt Wilson class
AR_ZurichCls string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Active Region Zurich class
AR_PenumbraCls string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt Active Region Penumbra class
AR_CompactnessCls string opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt