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Evaluation of the Mid-Latitude Ionospheric trough Using GRACE Data

Lubyk, Kateryna and Hoque, Mohammed Mainul and Stolle, Claudia (2022) Evaluation of the Mid-Latitude Ionospheric trough Using GRACE Data. Remote Sensing. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI). doi: 10.3390/rs14174384. ISSN 2072-4292.

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Abstract

In this work, statistical analysis of the main ionospheric trough was performed using K-band ranging system (KBR) measurements from the GRACE satellite constellation from 2002 to 2015. The investigated period covers high- and low-solar-activity conditions. The mid-latitude ionospheric trough (MIT) characteristics were investigated for both the northern and southern hemispheres. MIT parameters such as the minimum trough position, trough width and depth, and trough occurrence probability were studied in connection with magnetic local time; geographic distribution; seasons; solar activity; and geomagnetic activity conditions, such as the solar wind plasma speed, interplanetary magnetic field components, and high-resolution geomagnetic indices SYM–H and Hp30.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/188957/
Document Type:Article
Title:Evaluation of the Mid-Latitude Ionospheric trough Using GRACE Data
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Lubyk, KaterynaKateryna.Lubyk (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Hoque, Mohammed MainulMainul.Hoque (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Stolle, Claudiacstolle (at) iap-kborn.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:September 2022
Journal or Publication Title:Remote Sensing
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
DOI:10.3390/rs14174384
Publisher:Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
ISSN:2072-4292
Status:Published
Keywords:main ionospheric trough; northern and southern hemispheres; high and low solar activity; trough detection; GRACE satellite mission
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Communication, Navigation, Quantum Technology
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R KNQ - Communication, Navigation, Quantum Technology
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Ionosphere
Location: Neustrelitz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute for Solar-Terrestrial Physics > Space Weather Observation
Deposited By: Lubyk, Kateryna
Deposited On:14 Oct 2022 12:20
Last Modified:14 Oct 2022 12:20

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