Accession Number : AD0659440

Title :   ARECIBO IONOSPHERIC OBSERVATORY,

Corporate Author : ARECIBO IONOSPHERIC OBSERVATORY PUERTO RICO

Personal Author(s) : Taylor,Daniel W.

Report Date : JUL 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The brochure describes the Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory and the scientific research program being carried there with the world's largest radio-radar telescope. Arecibo is operated by Cornell University with funding provided by the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Department of Defense under a research contract with the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Office of Aerospace Research, USAF. The brochure provides general and technical information on the facility, its capabilities and uses, and on radio-radar astronomy techniques and history. Technical data on the facility enables potential users of the facility to assess its applicabilities to their projects. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*IONOSPHERE, *ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES), RADIO ASTRONOMY, TELESCOPES, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, BACKSCATTERING, ELECTRON DENSITY, PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES, RADAR, HISTORY, PUERTO RICO

Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE