Accession Number:

ADA210792

Title:

Optical Instrumentation Support for the Airborne Ionospheric Observatory

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1988

Corporate Author:

KEO CONSULTANTS BROOKLINE MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The objectives were to participate in ionospheric research programs using the new optical equipment that was planned to be installed on the Airborne Ionospheric Observatory AIO, a research aircraft operated by the Ionospheric Effects Branch at AFGL. This participation to include a testing, improvement and continuing development of the software operating systems that control the instrument operation, b Complete testing, calibration and documentation of all optical properties of the optical systems, c Improvements and continuing development of data recording systems for all instruments, and techniques for quick-look data presentation, d Assistance in analysis of optical data obtained on airglow and auroral experiments, e Provide personnel assistance on research flights and field trips as required by AFGL. Keywords All sky imaging photometer Photometer Spectrophotometer Aurora Airglow.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE