Annals of the International Geophysical Year

Annals of the International Geophysical Year

Ionospheric Drift Observations

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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  • Author: K. Rawer
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483226651

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Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume 33: Results of Ionospheric Drift Observations describes the systematic changes in individual ionospheric observations during the International Geophysical Year (IGY). This book is composed of four chapters, and begins with a presentation of the general data on stations and the lists of publications concerning drift work during IGY/IGC. The next chapter contains the results obtained mainly by intercomparison of the time shift between fadings observed on three antenna separated by a distance of roughly a wavelength. These data are followed by a discussion of the results for a station, which has made the big effort of applying the correlation analysis as a routine. The concluding chapter highlights further results of intercomparison observations and tests, and a few stations' results obtained with drift meteor trails determined by combinations of Radar- and Doppler-techniques, as well as the intercomparison of fieldstrength fluctuations of cosmic radio waves. This book is of great value to geophysicists and space scientists and researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword

    I. Listing of Stations and References

    1.1 General List of Stations

    1.2 Drift Data

    1.3 References

    (A) Survey Papers on IGY Result

    (B) URSI Symposia

    (C) Publications in International Periodicals or Conferences

    (D) Publications in National Periodicals and Reports

    (E) Station Booklets

    II. Statistical Tables: Similar Fade Method

    2.1 Bangui

    2.2 De Bilt

    2.3 Domont

    2.4 Freiburg

    2.5 Halley Bay

    2.6 Kerguélen

    2.7 Ottawa Defense Research Telecommunications Est

    2.8 Tamanrasset

    2.9 Yamagawa

    III. Statistical Tables: Correlation Method

    Ionospheric Drifts observed in Mayaguez

    IV. Summary Papers

    4.1 The Main Results of Investigations of the Ionospheric Drifts in the USSR for the IGY/IGC

    4.2 Anisotropy of Small-Scale Irregularities and Motions in the F 2-layer

    4.3 Correlation Analysis applied to Media with Three-dimensional Characteristics

    4.4 Statistical Properties of the Ionosphere

    4.5 Seasonal Anomalies of Drift Directions in the Lower Ionosphere revealed by Spaced Receiver Measurements in the L F Range

    4.6 Drift Measurements of the 25-Region in Norway at Kjeller and Tromso

    4.7 Drift Observations during the IGY at Halley Bay

    4.8 Ionospheric Drifts measured by the Radio Star Scintillation Technique

    4.9 Seasonal and Latitude Variations of Noon Bearings of 2?-Region Drifts

    4.10 Intercomparison of Instantaneous Drift Data

Product details

  • No. of pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 2013
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483226651

About the Author

K. Rawer

About the Editors

L. V. Berkner

V. V. Beloussov

W. J. G. Beynon

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