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Probing plasma irregularities with multiple L-band satellite signals

Sato, Hiroatsu and Kim, Jun Su and Jakowski, Norbert (2017) Probing plasma irregularities with multiple L-band satellite signals. In: 18th EISCAT Symposium. 18th EISCAT symposium, 28-31 May 2017, Tokyo, Japan.

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Abstract

Enhanced plasma density gradients and irregularities in Ionosphere make impact on L-band (1-2 GHz) satellite signals. These propagation effects, typically seen as signal delays and amplitude variation through refraction and diffraction, represent the electron density between the satellite and receiver. The number of available L-band satellites and frequencies increases and the coverage has become better also for small scale studies in high latitudes. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals can be used to study the dynamics around the magnetic field lines with EISCAT Tromsø radars. With the same principle as GNSS, low-frequency Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite images are considered as a different type of ionospheric measurements. These two measurements provide different spatial and temporal resolutions for coordinated experiment with Incoherent Scatter radars. This paper presents recent experimental studies under the EISCAT Peer-Review Programme and discusses future developments.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/112820/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Title:Probing plasma irregularities with multiple L-band satellite signals
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Sato, HiroatsuDLR Institute of Communications and NavigationUNSPECIFIED
Kim, Jun SuDLR Microwaves and Radar InstituteUNSPECIFIED
Jakowski, NorbertDLR Institute of Communications and NavigationUNSPECIFIED
Date:May 2017
Journal or Publication Title:18th EISCAT Symposium
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:GNSS, L-band, SAR, Incoherent Scatter Radar, Plasma
Event Title:18th EISCAT symposium
Event Location:Tokyo, Japan
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:28-31 May 2017
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Communication and Navigation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R KN - Kommunikation und Navigation
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Ionosphäre
Location: Neustrelitz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation
Deposited By: Sato, Hiroatsu
Deposited On:06 Jul 2017 16:28
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:10

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