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A comparison of PMSE and other ground-based observations during the NLC-91 campaign
External Online Source: doi:10.1016/0021-9169(93)E0032-5
Author and Affiliation:
Kirkwood, S.(Swedish Inst. of Space Physics, Kiruna, Sweden)
Cho, J.(Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, United States)
Hall, C. M.(Univ. of Tromsoe, Tromsoe, Norway)
Hoppe, U.-P.(NDRE, Kjeller, Norway)
Murtagh, D. P.(Stockholm Univ., Stockholm, Sweden)
Stegman, J.(Stockholm Univ., Stockholm, Sweden)
Swartz, W. E.(Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY, United States)
Van Eyken, A. P.(EISCAT, Ramfjordbotn, Norway)
Wannberg, G.(EISCAT, Kiruna, Sweden)
Witt, G.(Stockholm Univ., Stockholm, Sweden)
Abstract: During the period July-August 1991, observations were made of Polar Mesospheric Summer Echoes (PMSE) at 46.9 MHz and 224 MHz by the CUPRI and EISCAT radars, respectively, at two sites in northern Scandinavia. Those observations are compared here with observations of noctilucent clouds, nergetic particle precipitation and magnetic disturbances. The appearance and morphology of PMSE are found to be closely correlated at the two frequencies and the two sites, 200 km apart. No correlation is found between PMSE and noctilucent clouds or magnetic disturbance. No correlation is found between energetic particle precipitation and the appearance of PMSE at 46.9 MHz for the whole time period. At 224 MHz, there is no evidence for a correlation before the beginning of August and only one event suggesting a possible correlation after the beginning of August. A minimum in occurrence for PMSE is found between 16 and 21 UT (17-22 LST) which may be related to an expected minimum in background wind strength in that time interval.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1995
Document ID:
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 95A80917
Subject Category: GEOPHYSICS
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Information: Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics (ISSN 0021-9169); 57; 1; p. 35-44
Publisher Information: United Kingdom
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NSF ATM-90-21915; NSF ATM-92-17007; NAG5-666
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, MD, United States
Description: 10p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
Imprint And Other Notes: Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics vol. 57, no. 1 p. 35-44 January 1995
Availability Source: Other Sources
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