Accession Number:

AD0758974

Title:

Total Electron Content and Scintillation Studies of the Ionosphere.

Descriptive Note:

AGARDograph rept.,

Corporate Author:

ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

104.0

Abstract:

Contents Importance of the total electron content parameter Total electron content from the Faraday effect Existing total electron content models Available total electron content and slab thickness data from S-66 satellites A numerical model of total electron content over Europe for sunspot minimum conditons A comparison of total electron content obtained from Thomson scatter and from the Faraday effect Data from the three world ionospheric regions Low elevation angle measurements of the total electron content taken from Thule, Greenland A descriptive model of F layer high latitude irregularities A graphical description of scintillation occurrence patterns A high latitude statistical model of scintillations using the cumulative amplitude probability distribution function Cumulative amplitude probability distribution functions for three observatories.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE