Ray tracing through tomographic images of the ionosphere

Rogers, Neil and Cannon, Paul and Heaton, J. A. T. and Mitchell, Cathryn N. and Kersley, L. (1999) Ray tracing through tomographic images of the ionosphere. In: IEE National Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 31 March-1 April 1999. IEE, GBR, pp. 345-348. ISBN 0852967136

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In this paper we assess the accuracy of the SMART-tomography technique. The approach involves the generation of synthetic oblique ionograms and a comparison of these with oblique incidence (OI) ionograms. The OIs were recorded at close to the time when total electron content data was collected on six UK paths which intersect the tomographic meridian plane. The OIs were generated by the "Improved Radio Ionospheric Sounder" (IRIS). This instrument incorporates GPS timing synchronisation to permit the measurement of absolute rather than relative group path delays.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 69570
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 06 Jun 2014 08:03
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 03:24
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/69570

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