Waves in Space Plasmas ProgramThe Waves in Space Plasmas (WISP) program is a joint international effort involving instrumentation to be designed and fabricated by funding from NASA and the National Research Council of Canada. The instrumentation, with a tentatively planned payload for 1986, can be used to perturb the plasma with radio waves to solve problems in ionospheric, atmospheric, magnetospheric, and plasma physics. Among the ionospheric and plasma phenomena to be investigated using WISP instrumentation are VLF wave-particle interactions; ELF/VLF propagation; traveling ionospheric disturbances and gravity wave coupling; equatorial plasma bubble phenomena; plasma wave physics such as mode-coupling, dispersion, and instabilities; and plasma physics of the antenna-plasma interactions.
Fredricks, R. W. (TRW Defense and Space Systems Group Redondo Beach, CA, United States)
Taylor, W. W. L. (TRW Defense and Space Systems Group Redondo Beach, CA, United States)
August 10, 2013
January 1, 1981
Meeting: Symposium on the Effect of the Ionosphere on Radiowave Systems