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Title: Extreme Event Statistics in Dst, SYM‐H, and SMR Geomagnetic Indices
Key Points These indices are not totally interchangeable, consideration should be given to index choice in model validation or cross‐study comparison Hourly averaged SMR and SYM‐H return levels track Dst for return periods below 10 years. Above that they exceed Dst; at 100 years by >10% One minute cadence SMR and SYM‐H 5, 10, 50, and 100 year return levels exceed that of Dst by about 10%, 12%, 20%, and 25% respectively  more » « less
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