Accession Number : AD0862056

Title :   Determination of Electron Density Distributions From VLF/LF Reflection Data.

Descriptive Note : Research rept. Aug 67-Apr 69,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ELECTRONICS LAB CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Sheddy, C. H.

Report Date : 07 AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : The report describes a method of determining electron density distributions from vlf/lf reflection data by combining a full-wave solution with function minimization. Results include electron density profiles found from data taken during a solar flare. The method, which also includes an error analysis, requires that the electron density distribution be represented in parametric form. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, VERY LOW FREQUENCY), (*IONOSPHERE, ELECTRON DENSITY), (*ELECTRON DENSITY, MEASUREMENT), IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION, LOW FREQUENCY, RADIO WAVES, SOLAR FLARES, POLARIZATION, LEAST SQUARES METHOD, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, ERRORS, IONIZATION, ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE REFLECTIONS.

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE