Studies of Ionospheric Irregularities: Origins and Effects
CORNELL UNIV ITHACA NY SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
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The long-term goal of this project is to study waves, irregularities, and propagation in the earths ionosphere, particularly with respect to GPS. The project has two foci first, to understand how the ionosphere affects GPS signals and second, how GPS can be used for remote sensing of the ionosphere. In association with these goals, we additionally conduct in situ experiments on satellites and sounding rockets to directly measure ionospheric waves and irregularities that affect signal propagation.
- Atmospheric Physics
- Navigation and Guidance
- Radiofrequency Wave Propagation