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Determination of Ionospheric Electron Density Profiles From Satellite UV Emission Measurements
Author(s): Dwight T. Decker; Robert E. Daniell; John R. Jasperse; Douglas J. Strickland
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Paper Abstract

This paper addresses the problem of using satellite ultraviolet measurements to deduce the ionospheric electron density profile (EDP). The ionospheric processes that produce the ultraviolet emissions differ from region to region, so it is necessary to consider separate approaches for the various ionospheric subregions. We will discuss approaches suitable for (1) the midlatitude daytime ionosphere, (2) the midlatitude nighttime ionosphere, and (3) the undisturbed auroral E-layer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0687, Ultraviolet Technology, (10 December 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936545
Show Author Affiliations
Dwight T. Decker, Boston College (United States)
Robert E. Daniell, Computational Physics, Inc. (United States)
John R. Jasperse, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory (United States)
Douglas J. Strickland, Computational Physics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0687:
Ultraviolet Technology
Robert E. Huffman, Editor(s)

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