Numerical prediction of ionospheric characteristics. [By] William B. Jones [and] Garney Hardy. by William B. Jones

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  • Ionosphere,
  • Solar radiation

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SeriesESSA Technical report, ERL 76-ITS 66
ContributionsHardy, Garney,
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LC ClassificationsQC879 J65
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Pagination81p.
Number of Pages81
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Open LibraryOL18597100M

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This book describes how to predict and forecast the state of planet Earth’s ionosphere under quiet and disturbed conditions in terms of dynamical processes in the weakly ionized plasma media of the upper atmosphere and their relation to available modern measurements and modelling techniques.

Ionospheric weather prediction, specification, forecasting and modelling techniques that enable the realization of effective space weather products are described. The prediction and forecasting algorithms, methods, and models are oriented towards providing a practical approach to the design and engineering of ionospherically dependent radio systems.

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Ionospheric structure usually changes dramatically during a strong geomagnetic storm period, which will significantly affect the short-wave communication and satellite navigation systems. It is critically important to make accurate ionospheric predictions under the extreme space weather conditions.

However, ionospheric prediction is always a challenge, and pure physical methods often fail to. ionospheric characteristics a numerical mapping technique based on orthogonal Fourier functions is applied. 2 Mapping functions The general form of the numerical map function, Ω (λ, θ, T) is the Fourier time series: Ω (λ, θ, T 0) = a (λ, θ) + j = 1 H [aj (λ, θ) cos j jT + b (λ, θ) sin j T] (1) where: Ω: ionospheric characteristic to be mapped.

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Abstract: Precise modeling and accurate prediction for the ionospheric total electron content(TEC) are crucial and remain as a challenge for GPS positioning and navigation, space weather forecast, as well as many other Earth Observation System(EOS).

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The TaiWan Ionospheric Model (TWIM) developed in is a three-dimensional numerical and phenomenological model of ionospheric electron density (Ne). The TWIM has been constructed from global distributed ionosonde foF2 and foE data and vertical Ne profiles retrieved from FormoSat3/COSMIC GPS radio occultation measurements.

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