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Recognizing and reducing ionospheric distortion of skywave radar sea-echo spectra

R. Michael Jones

# Recognizing and reducing ionospheric distortion of skywave radar sea-echo spectra

## by R. Michael Jones

Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:
• Ionosphere,
• Echo sounding,

• Edition Notes

The Physical Object ID Numbers Statement R.M. Jones, T.M. Georges, J.P. Riley Series NOAA technical memorandum ERL WPL -- 90 Contributions Georges, T. M. 1938-, Riley, J. P. 1941-, Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.) Pagination iv, 20 p. ; Number of Pages 20 Open Library OL14851065M

ionospheric slip velocity in the growth of gradient drift waves, as discussed by Tsunoda () and Parkinson et al. (). A study of all the data recorded by all the Southern Hemisphere SuperDARN radars for the year confirmed the results obtained with TIGER, in addition to revealing interesting features related to their different locations. simple earth-ionosphere waveguide calculation By Alves Thierry, 24 august , Cicouro, Portugal. This paper tells about the propagation of a wave in the earth-ionosphere waveguide, about spherics, and their well known dispersion giving the birth to the well known tweeks. First Measurements of Ionospheric TEC and GPS Scintillations from an Unmanned Marine Vehicle Irfan Azeem, Geoff Crowley, and Adam Reynolds ASTRA Central Ave., Suite Boulder, CO USA ABSTRACT Our ability to monitor the geospace environment from the vast stretches of the open ocean remains a technological challenge. - doesn't need a medium to travel through so it can occur in a vacuum - can only occur through transparent substances like air, glass and water - amount emitted or absorbed by an object depends on it's colour and texture.

Synthetic aperture radars (SAR) operated from airplanes have been used at VHF because of their enhanced foliage and ground penetration compared to radars operated at UHF. A satellite-borne VHF SAR would have considerable utility but in order to operate with high resolution it would have to use both a large relative bandwidth and a large aperture. The presence of the ionosphere in the Cited by: 8.

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### Recognizing and reducing ionospheric distortion of skywave radar sea-echo spectra by R. Michael Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Recognizing and reducing ionospheric distortion of skywave radar sea-echo spectra: recommended tests with synthetically distorted spectra.

[R Michael Jones; T M Georges; J P Riley; Environmental Research Laboratories (U.S.)]. Specific plans are presented for synthetically distorting measured sea-echo spectra with measured ionospheric distortion and for using the resulting spectra with known ionospheric distortion to test methods for recognizing and reducing ionospheric distortion in sea-echo : R.

Jones, T. Georges, J. Riley. HF sky wave radar signals are subjected to a wide variety of distortion and contamination effects as they propagate through the ionosphere.

Signal processing techniques designed to remove or at lea Cited by: J. Riley Specific plans are Recognizing and reducing ionospheric distortion of skywave radar sea-echo spectra book for synthetically distorting measured sea-echo spectra with measured ionospheric distortion and for using the resulting spectra with known ionospheric.

The clutter suppression is a very important procedure for the OTH radar. For the skywave OTH radar, the radar signal will propagate through the ionosphere. This will cause a contamination due to.

ionospheric radio wave propagation of interest to system global ionosonde network. users. Although the attempt is made to summarize the field, the individuals writing each section have oriented the work Ionogram. Ionospheric sounders or ionosondes in the direction judged to be most important.

can be used for ionospheric monitoring includeHF sky waveradar [8,9], and HF surface wave radar (HFSWR) [10,11]. There are a limited number of HF Sky wave radar systems that tend to require very large sites and come at a high price, and like the Doppler observing system, the information obtained is not local to the site.

GEOPHYSICS AND GEOCHEMISTRY - - Ionosphere And Upper Atmosphere Research With Radars - Jürgen Röttger ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) 1. Introduction Electromagnetic waves of frequencies between a few kHz and some GHz are used with radio and radar methods for scientific studies of the Earth's atmosphere-ionosphere.

Ionospheric propagation, surface waves and radio noise. gives guidance on the various kinds of distortion and impairment which will affect a trans-ionospheric channel. 8 Transionospheric propagation. ITU Workshop: ground- and sky-wave propagation may be active. The high-latitude ionosphere and its effects on radio propagation The physical properties of the ionized layer in the Earth’s upper atmosphere enable us to use it to support an increasing range of communications applications.

This book presents a modern treatment of. A Cascaded Approach for Correcting Ionospheric Contamination with Large Amplitude in HF Skywave Radars performance of HF skywave radars.

In view of the ionospheric phase perturbation with large amplitude, this paper proposes a the time-frequency resolution of WVD and reducing its.

ATRAD’s Steerable Ionospheric Analyser (SIA) has been designed specifically to observe ionospheric irregularities and their east-west drift in the E and F regions. The radar operates as a coherent Doppler back-scatter radar, with the radar beam directed perpendicularly to the geomagnetic field at.

Sky Wave. The sky wave, often called the ionospheric wave, is radiated in an upward direction and returned to Earth at some distant location because of refraction from the ionosphere.

This form of propagation is relatively unaffected by the Earth's surface. Correcting Distortion of Polarimetric SAR Data Induced by Ionospheric Scintillation Jun Su Kim, Konstantinos P. Papathanassiou,Fellow, IEEE, Rolf Scheiber, and Shaun Quegan,Member, IEEE Abstract—A correction methodology for distortions induced by ionospheric scintillation on fully polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data is proposed.

The problem of determining the distortion of the pulse passed through the ionosphere equivalently becomes that of determining the distortion suffered by a rectangular pulse on passing through a network having a constant gain as a function of frequency; and a Cited by: 9.

Studies of medium scale travelling ionospheric disturbances using TIGER SuperDARN radar sea echo observations L.-S. He1, *, P. Dyson1, M. Parkinson1, and W. Wan 2 1Department of Physics, La Trobe University, BundooraAustralia 2Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Science, BeijingP.

China. Abstract: Discussions on a form of a frequency spectrum of wind-driven sea waves just above the spectral maximum have continued for the last three decades. In Phillips made a conjecture that wave breaking is the main mechanism responsible for the spectrum formation (Phillips, ).

That leads to the spectrum decay $\sim \omega^{-5}$, where $\omega$ is the frequency of Cited by: 3. In sky wave or ionospheric propagation, the electromagnetic waves of frequencies between 3 MHz – 30 MHz launched by a transmitting antenna travel upwards, get reflected by the ionosphere and return to distant locations.

In this mode, the reflecting ability of the ionosphere controls the propagation characteristics of the sky wave. As well as being fully up-to-date, this book provides wider subject coverage than many other radar books.

The inclusion of a chapter on Skywave Radar, and full consideration of HF / OTH issues makes this book especially relevant for communications engineers and the defence sector.*. Meanwhile, HFSWR can also receive ionospheric echoes reflected by the ionosphere, which severely affect the radar detection performance.

In this paper, the radar cross section (RCS) of ionosphere for HFSWR is estimated, which would help quantify the impact of the ionosphere to radar system and the performance of clutter mitigation : Yang Xuguang, Yang Xuguang, Yu Changjun, Liu Aijun, Wang Linwei. For shortwave communication the ionosphere is the most im-Radio Waves and the Ionosphere Although hams are required to have a passing familiarity with the physics of the ionosphere, a more intimate understanding can make or break your enjoyment of the hobby.

This primer will fill in some of the blanks and start you on a fascinating Size: KB. High frequency ground wave radar (HFSWR) and high frequency skywave radar work at the same frequency band, where the structure of sea clutter spectrum is similar.

Their difference is that HFSWR has no ionospheric contamination, so artificial adding of phase disturbance can be conveniently compared with the performance of algorithm before and after the : Yajun Li, Yinsheng Wei, Rujiang Guo, Rongqing Xu, Zhuoqun Wang, Xiudong Tang.

Full text of "Annual report of the National Bureau of Standards" See other formats. THE SKY-WAVE (IONOSPHERIC) PROPAGATION METHOD Sky Wave Propagation. A method of propagation that uses sky wave.

The sky waves as radiated towards the sky that are either reflected or refracted back to Earth by the ionosphere. Sometimes called ionospheric propagation The Earths Atmosphere The Ionosphere.

The ionosphere in the upper portion of the. The ionosphere is a region of the upper atmosphere where there are large concentrations of free ions and electrons. While the ions give the ionosphere its name, but it is the free electrons that affect the radio waves and radio communications.

In particular the ionosphere is widely known for affecting signals on the short wave radio bands where. ionospheric phase perturbation to directly extract lpathdetectionalgo-rithm is used here to extract the instantaneous frequency from the nthetime-fre-quencyanalysisforsignal,literature[9]proposedanoptimal.

Ionospheric Radio Wave Propagation Let us investigate the propagation of an electromagnetic wave though a spatially non-uniform dielectric medium. As a specific example, consider the propagation of radio waves through the Earth's ionosphere. The refractive index of.

Skywave propagation on the sunlit side of the Earth can be entirely disrupted during sudden ionospheric disturbances. Because the lower-altitude layers (the E-layer in particular) of the ionosphere largely disappear at night, the refractive layer of the ionosphere is much higher above the surface of the Earth at night.

used to reduce the effect of the scintillation at the [8] cost of spatial resolution. This paper proposes the use of range and azimuthsub- bands for the retrieval of ionospheric parameters.

First of all the ability to estimate absolute TEC using range sub-bands, hence independently of polarisation, is dis-cussed.

A cascaded approach for correcting ionospheric contamination with large amplitude in HF skywave radars. Li Y(1), Wei Y(1), Guo R(1), Xu R(1), Wang Z(1), Tang X(1). Author information: (1)School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Harbin Author: Yajun Li, Yinsheng Wei, Rujiang Guo, Rongqing Xu, Zhuoqun Wang, Xiudong Tang.

incidence skywave (NVIS) propagation conditions will ensure a reliable signal strength [1]. Typical ionospheric HF channel problems are connected to fading, dispersion and noise. Presently, for data transmission in HF channel some advanced modulation techniques or automatic repeat quest (ARQ) technique are applied [2].

A DUCTED GRAVITY WAVE INTERPRETATION OF TRAVELING IONOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES DETECTED BY A NARROW BEAN, SLEWABLE, BACKSCATTERING RADAR [A.F. Wickersham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : A.F. Wickersham. GPS radio occultation remote sensing of the neutral atmosphere requires ionospheric correction of L1 and L2 signals.

The ionosphere-corrected variables derived from radio occultation signals—such as the phase, Doppler, and bending angle—are affected by small-scale ionospheric effects that are not completely eliminated by the ionospheric by: Several studies of SuperDARN radar data have revealed a systematic dependence of the Doppler backscatter versus latitude and magnetic local time.

In particular, the Doppler spectral width is known to increase at the vicinity of the ionospheric footprint of the cusp, and in a region that shapes like the poleward boundary of the auroral by: 3. ionospheric radio wave propagation and shown to be inde-pendent of geophysical conditions and radar parameters.

As discussed in P1, this increase is related to a loss of coher-ence in the wave front as it propagates to the scattering zones through a turbulent ionosphere.

It is a well-known feature of high-latitude ionospheric. Ionospheric Propagation Page 5 If the electron density present is N max, (14) can be rewritten in terms of the critical frequency as follows, sin2 i= 1 cos2 i= 1 81N max f2 ob (16) f ob= 9 p N maxsec i= f csec i (17) This value of f ob is called the maximum usable frequency, and is less than 40 MHz, and can be as low as MHz in period of low solar Size: KB.

An earlier algorithm for retrieving two‐dimensional wave spectra from synthetic aperture radar (SAR) image spectra is improved by using a modified cost function and introducing an additional iteration loop in which the first‐guess input spectrum is systematically updated.

For this purpose a spectral partitioning scheme is applied in which Cited by: After a bandpass filter and IFFT, sea clutter signal of HF skywave radar can be represented as wherein and, respectively, are the amplitude ratio of the two Bragg peaks of sea clutter and is phase contamination : Yajun Li, Yinsheng Wei, Rujiang Guo, Rongqing Xu, Zhuoqun Wang, Xiudong Tang.

Ionospheric scintillations: impact on the HF subsurface radar sounding Yaroslaw A. ILYUSHIN Moscow State University Russia Moscow GSP-2 Lengory phone +7 () e-mail [email protected] At present, the space-borne ground penetrating radars (GPR) [1] are successfully used for exploration of the planetary interiors (Fig.

Ionospheric Absorption of Radio Signals - an overview of absorption or loss of radio signals in the ionosphere, particularly by the D layer - an essential element when planning a radio communications network and predicting HF propagation.

Ionospheric propagation tutorial includes. The measurement converts time delay to effective altitude of the ionospheric layer. The ionogram display shows the effective altitude of the ionospheric layer as a function of frequency.

The ionogram display shows the effective altitude of the ionospheric layer as a function of frequency.F.J Meyer1) 2), P.

Rosen, A. Freeman, K. Papathanassiou, J. Nicoll, B. Watkins, M. Eineder, R. Bricic, Thomas Ainsworth 1)Earth & Planetary Remote Sensing, University of Alaska Fairbanks 2)Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) A Review of Ionospheric Effects in Low-Frequency SAR Data Signals, Correction Methods, and Performance RequirementsFile Size: 3MB.of the radar beam, typically several kilometers wide at auroral altitudes.

By using several radar receivers for observations - radar interferometry - the cross beam res-olution is increased. Simultaneous observations of enhanced radar backscatter with radar interferometry and narrow eld of view optical observations will increase the.