Ionospheric dynamics in the polar capEntry ID: ASAC_949
Abstract: The aim is to measure structure and drift in polar-cap ionospheric layers in order to test current theories and models, identify unexplained behaviour and develop theoretical explanations. The polar cap ionosphere is affected significantly by conditions in the solar wind, so it is important to understand this outer region of our environment, not just to extend our knowledge, but to improve space weather predictions. Specific outcomes will include advances in understanding and predicting the behaviour of the polar cap ionosphere, development of new ionospheric radar techniques, improved models of the polar cap electric field and training of postgraduate students.
This project is also related to ASAC project 128 (ASAC_128).
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Morris, R.J. and Dyson, P.L.
Dataset Title: Ionospheric dynamics in the polar cap
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 1993-02-07
Vertical Resolution: 5 km
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > CONVECTION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > UPPER LEVEL WINDS
SUN-EARTH INTERACTIONS > SOLAR ENERGETIC PARTICLE PROPERTIES > ENERGY DEPOSITION
SUN-EARTH INTERACTIONS > SOLAR ACTIVITY
SOLID EARTH > GEOMAGNETISM > GEOMAGNETIC FORECASTS
SOLID EARTH > GEOMAGNETISM > MAGNETIC FIELD
Access Constraints The data from this project are lodged with the IPS World Data Centre. The data are also held by the Space and Atmospheric Sciences section of the Australian Antarctic Division. Contact the investigator for details as specific software is required to view the data, and to access these data.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_949 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Phone: +61 3 9479 2735
Fax: +61 3 9479 1552
Email: p.dyson at latrobe.edu.au
Latrobe University Physics Department
Province or State: Victoria
Postal Code: 3083
Parkinson, M.L., Monselessan, D.P., Smith, P.R., Dyson, P.L. and Morris, R.J. (1997), Digital ionosonde measurements of the height variation of drift velocity in the southern polar cap ionosphere: initial results., Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, A11, 24,075-090
Smith, P.R., Dyson, P.L., Monselesan, D.P. and Morris, R.J. (1998), Ionospheric convection at Casey, a southern polar cap station., Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, A2, 2209-2218
Dyson, P.L., Parkinson, M.L., Quach, A, Smith, P.R. and Monselesan, D.P. (1995), Radio studies of the southern hemisphere high latitude ionosphere., Advances in Space Research, 16, 5, 103-112
Parkinson, M.L., Breed, A.M., Dyson, P.L. and Morris, R.J. (1999), Application of the Dopplionogram to Doppler-sorted interferometry measurements of ionospheric drift velocity, Radio Science, 34, 4, 899-912
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-01-27