Accession Number : AD0758974

Title :   Total Electron Content and Scintillation Studies of the Ionosphere.

Descriptive Note : AGARDograph rept.,

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Klobuchar,John A.

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 104

Abstract : ;Contents: Importance of the total electron content parameter; Total electron content from the Faraday effect; Existing total electron content models; Available total electron content and slab thickness data from S-66 satellites; A numerical model of total electron content over Europe for sunspot minimum conditons; A comparison of total electron content obtained from Thomson scatter and from the Faraday effect; Data from the three world ionospheric regions; Low elevation angle measurements of the total electron content taken from Thule, Greenland; A descriptive model of F layer high latitude irregularities; A graphical description of scintillation occurrence patterns; A high latitude statistical model of scintillations using the cumulative amplitude probability distribution function; Cumulative amplitude probability distribution functions for three observatories.

Descriptors :   (*IONOSPHERE, ELECTRON DENSITY), (*IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION, SCINTILLATION), RADIO WAVES, VERY HIGH FREQUENCY, ULTRAHIGH FREQUENCY, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, STATISTICAL DATA, FRANCE

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE