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More reliable imaging technique for studying the Arctic ionosphere

More reliable imaging technique for studying the Arctic ionosphere

A joint study carried out by the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory of the University of Oulu has developed ionospheric electron density imaging techniques.

The goal is to create an operational procedure for imaging the ionosphere that makes use of measurements from various instruments.

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Researcher Johanness Noberg,

Head of Group Kirsti Kauristie,

Bayesian statistical ionospheric tomography improved by incorporating ionosonde measurements Johannes Norberg1,2, Ilkka I. Virtanen3, Lassi Roininen2,4, Juha Vierinen5, Mikko Orispää2,4, Kirsti Kauristie1, and Markku S. Lehtinen2,4 1Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland 2Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory, University of Oulu, Sodankylä, Finland 3Ionospheric Physics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland 4Department of Mathematics, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia 5Haystack Observatory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Westford, MA, USA


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