Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 13, 147–170, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-13-147-2022

Special issue: History of geophysical institutes and observatories

Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 13, 147–170, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-13-147-2022
Article
26 Aug 2022
Article | 26 Aug 2022

History of Kakioka Magnetic Observatory

Ikuko Fujii and Shingo Nagamachi

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on hgss-2022-5', Anonymous Referee #1, 27 Apr 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Ikuko Fujii, 11 Jun 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on hgss-2022-5', Adrian Hitchman, 13 May 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Ikuko Fujii, 11 Jun 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (22 Jun 2022) by Kusumita Arora
AR by Ikuko Fujii on behalf of the Authors (03 Jul 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (11 Jul 2022) by Kusumita Arora
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Short summary
Kakioka Magnetic Observatory (KMO) has been monitoring the geomagnetic field and electric field at Kakioka, Japan, since 1913. It has promoted a variety of observations and research activities. In 1972, KMO developed the Kakioka Automatic Standard Magnetometer (KASMMER) system, which enabled them to provide geomagnetic field data of the highest quality. Today, KMO operates a network of observatories in Japan and maintains the observations with the longest history in East Asia.