Back-propagation and radio-holographic methods for investigation of sporadic ionospheric E-layers from Microlab-1 data

$61.20 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Abstract. We investigate the capabilities of the back-propagation and radio-holographic methods for the interpretation of data of radio occultation sounding of ionospheric perturbations in regions of sporadic E-layers. Several occultations of Microlab-1 satellite are analysed, where multipath propagation from E-layers is detected. It is shown that the back-propagation technique can be used for processing radio occultation data in multipath zone in order to derive vertical profiles of the refraction angle. The holographic technique allows for the detection of complicated horizontal structures of ionospheric inhomogeneities, where the standard Abel inversion technique cannot be used for the derivation of vertical profiles of electron concentration.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431160010030091

Publication date: February 25, 2002

More about this publication?
Related content

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more