Accession Number N20120012011
Title Multi-Instrument Observations of an MSTID over Arecibo Observatory.
Publication Date Aug 2011
Media Count 4p
Personal Author D. E. Rowland I. Seker J. D. Mathews J. H. Klenzing R. F. Pfaff S. F. Fung
Abstract The Penn State All-Sky Imager (PSASI) at Arecibo Observatory provides planar horizontal context to the vertical ionospheric profiles obtained by the Incoherent Seatter Radar (TSR). Electric field measurements from the Communication/Navigation Outage Forecast System (C/NOFS) satellite are mapped down geomagnetic field lines to the height of the airglow layer; allowing multi-instrument studies of field-aligned irregularities with radar, imager, and satellite. A Medium-Scale Traveling Ionospheric Disturbance (MSTID) was observed during such a conjunction near the December solstice of 2009.
Keywords Airglow
All sky photography
Ccd cameras
Dissociation
Earth ionosphere
Field of view
Imaging techniques
In situ measurement
Observatories
Optical measuring instruments
Recombination reactions
Satellite observation
Traveling ionospheric disturbances

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 82B - Photographic Techniques & Equipment
55A - Aeronomy
Corporate Author Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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