Radio Science


Beacon Satellite Symposium 2010

Radio Science, vol. 46, no. 3, 2011

Radio Science, vol. 46, no. 6, 2011

Guest Editor(s):P. Doherty, M. Hernandez-Pajares

Beacon Satellite Symposium 2010

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      Global prediction of the vertical total electron content of the ionosphere based on GPS data

      A. García-Rigo, E. Monte, M. Hernández-Pajares, J. M. Juan, J. Sanz, A. Aragón-Angel and D. Salazar

      Article first published online: 29 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004643

      Key Points

      • Two-day ahead prediction model of global VTEC maps
      • Based on the Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) and a linear regression module
      • Tests against Final UPC products and JASON VTEC measurements
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      GPS radio occultation for climate monitoring and change detection

      A. K. Steiner, B. C. Lackner, F. Ladstädter, B. Scherllin-Pirscher, U. Foelsche and G. Kirchengast

      Article first published online: 17 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004614

      Key Points

      • A review on GPS RO based studies for climate change monitoring is given
      • A review of RO data characteristics and error estimates is given
      • Recent results on RO-based climate related studies are presented
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      Role of thermosphere-ionosphere coupling in a global ionospheric specification

      Tomoko Matsuo and Eduardo A. Araujo-Pradere

      Article first published online: 11 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004576

      Key Points

      • A global ionospheric specification by means of data assimilation
      • Self-consistent treatment of the thermosphere and ionosphere in DA schemes
      • Ensemble filtering using a thermosphere and ionosphere GCM
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      Estimating ionospheric delay using kriging: 2. Impact on satellite-based augmentation system availability

      Lawrence Sparks, Juan Blanch and Nitin Pandya

      Article first published online: 28 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2011RS004781

      Key Points

      • Kriging reduces the size of the estimation error, thereby decreasing GIVEs
      • Kriging reduces the size of the irregularity metric
      • Kriging permits use of a larger irregularity detector threshold
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      Estimating ionospheric delay using kriging: 1. Methodology

      Lawrence Sparks, Juan Blanch and Nitin Pandya

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2011RS004667

      Key Points

      • Kriging improves ionospheric delay estimation accuracy
      • Kriging improves WAAS availability by reducing GIVES
      • Kriging reduces the frequency of WAAS irregularity detector trips
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      Tsunami signature in the ionosphere: A simulation of OTH radar observations

      Pierdavide Coïsson, Giovanni Occhipinti, Philippe Lognonné, Jean-Philippe Molinié and Lucie M. Rolland

      Article first published online: 22 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004603

      Key Points

      • Monitoring of ionospheric irregularities following tsunami propagation
      • Simulation of OTH radar response using HF ionospheric ray-tracing
      • Assessment of OTH radar detection of tsunamigenic ionospheric irregularities
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      Using TEC and radio scintillation data from the CITRIS radio beacon receiver to study low and midlatitude ionospheric irregularities

      Carl L. Siefring, Paul A. Bernhardt, Douglas E. Koch and Ivan J. Galysh

      Article first published online: 15 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004585

      Key Points

      • First satellite beacon receiver for ionospheric measurements
      • Combined TEC and scintillation measurement
      • Case study at extreme solar minimum
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      Total electron content models and their use in ionosphere monitoring

      N. Jakowski, C. Mayer, M. M. Hoque and V. Wilken

      Article first published online: 22 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004620

      Key Points

      • Review of the use of TEC models in particular for ionosphere monitoring
      • Description of TEC model use for calibration of GNSS-based TEC estimations
      • Description of TEC model use in TEC mapping and short-term forecasting
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      Data ingestion into NeQuick 2

      B. Nava, S. M. Radicella and F. Azpilicueta

      Article first published online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004635

      Key Points

      • Electron density retrieval technique based on vTEC maps ingestion into NeQuick 2
      • NeQuick 2 derived ionospheric climate and weather after vTEC maps ingestion
      • First results of Radio Occultation-derived TEC data ingestion into NeQuick 2
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      Ionospheric structures correlated with Anatolian surface features

      T. W. Garner, C. M. Slack, K. Mehta, A. Scholze and A. M. Mahrous

      Article first published online: 16 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2011RS004653

      Key Points

      • Ionospheric perturbations are common over Anatolia
      • The perturbation are over sharp topographic features
      • The surface winds indicate orographic lift
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      On determining spectral parameters, tracking jitter, and GPS positioning improvement by scintillation mitigation

      Hal J. Strangeways, Yih-Hwa Ho, Marcio H. O. Aquino, Zeynep G. Elmas, H. A. Marques, J. F. Galera Monico and H. A. Silva

      Article first published online: 4 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004575

      Key Points

      • Validation of method of finding spectral parameters from scintillation indices
      • Mitigation of scintillation effects on GPS positioning
      • Finding in practice tracking jitter variance from scintillation indices
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      Periodic structures in the equatorial ionosphere

      Cheryl Y. Huang, Susan H. Delay, Patrick A. Roddy and Eric K. Sutton

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004569

      Key Points

      • Tides in plasma density
      • Equatorial ionosphere structure
      • Co-locate deep minimum in plasma and neutrals
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      Comparative testing of four ionospheric models driven with GPS measurements

      J. Feltens, M. Angling, N. Jackson-Booth, N. Jakowski, M. Hoque, M. Hernández-Pajares, A. Aragón-Àngel, R. Orús and R. Zandbergen

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004584

      Key Points

      • ESA study on GNSS contributions to future ionosphere modelling
      • As part of this study, four assimilative modelling techniques were compared
      • Based on the intercomparison results, recommendations for future developments
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      A short note on the assimilation of collocated and concurrent GPS and ionosonde data into the Electron Density Assimilative Model

      M. J. Angling and N. K. Jackson-Booth

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004566

      Key Points

      • Assimilation of virtual height traces is possible
      • Assimilation of a single data type can degrade model performance
      • Assimilation of GPS and ionosonde data modifies the F region slab thickness
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      Comparison of spherical harmonic and B spline models for the vertical total electron content

      Michael Schmidt, Denise Dettmering, Matthias Mößmer, Yuanyuan Wang and Jiantong Zhang

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004609

      Key Points

      • Development of a 3-D B spline model for VTEC
      • Comparison of global VTEC model concepts
      • Influences of areas where no data are available
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      New leveling and bias estimation algorithms for processing COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 data for slant total electron content measurements

      P. Stephens, A. Komjathy, B. Wilson and Anthony Mannucci

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004588

      Key Points

      • Processing COSMIC slant tec data
      • Improved phase leveling algorithm for high multipath environments
      • COSMIC differential bias estimation
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      Communications/Navigation Outage Forecasting System observational support for the equatorial E × B drift velocities associated with the four-cell tidal structures

      Eduardo A. Araujo-Pradere, David N. Anderson, Mariangel Fedrizzi and Russell Stoneback

      Article first published online: 13 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004557

      Key Points

      • Confirming that the four-cell pattern exists on a day-to-day basis
      • This research provides observational support in quantifying the sharp longitude
      • Examples of sharp gradients in E × B drifts are provided
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      Multiple phase screen modeling of ionospheric scintillation along radio occultation raypaths

      Charles S. Carrano, Keith M. Groves, Ronald G. Caton, Charles L. Rino and Paul R. Straus

      Article first published online: 8 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004591

      Key Points

      • We use the multiple phase screen method to simulate occultation scintillation
      • We constrain the model for plasma fluctuations using ALTAIR and SCINDA
      • We validate the model using observations from CORISS
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      Ionospheric bending correction for GNSS radio occultation signals

      M. M. Hoque and N. Jakowski

      Article first published online: 6 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004583

      Key Points

      • Studies higher-order ionospheric effects on GPS radio occultation signals
      • Gives correction formulas to mitigate raypath bending effects
      • Improves GNSS dual-frequency range and TEC estimation
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      Performance evaluation of selected ionospheric delay models during geomagnetic storm conditions in low-latitude region

      D. Venkata Ratnam, A. D. Sarma, V. Satya Srinivas and P. Sreelatha

      Article first published online: 29 JUN 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004592

      Key Points

      • The present manuscript is mainly focused on ionospheric modeling for SBAS
      • Ionospheric models are investigated using 17 GPS TEC stations data
      • The models characterized the ionospheric disturbances due to magnetic storms
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      Bipolar climatology of GPS ionospheric scintillation at solar minimum

      Lucilla Alfonsi, Luca Spogli, Giorgiana De Franceschi, Vincenzo Romano, Marcio Aquino, Alan Dodson and Cathryn N. Mitchell

      Article first published online: 24 JUN 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004571

      Key Points

      • Ionospheric irregularities
      • Ionospheric scintillation climatology
      • High latitude ionosphere
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      Imaging of 3-D plasmaspheric electron density using GPS to LEO satellite differential phase observations

      Paul S. J. Spencer and Cathryn N. Mitchell

      Article first published online: 2 JUN 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004565

      Key Points

      • The plasmaspheric electron density can be imaged
      • COSMIC GPS data are sufficient to display the plasmasphere
      • Euler potential are suitable constraints
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      Numerical modeling of ionospheric effects in the middle- and low-latitude F region during geomagnetic storm sequence of 9–14 September 2005

      M. V. Klimenko, V. V. Klimenko, K. G. Ratovsky, L. P. Goncharenko, Y. Sahai, P. R. Fagundes, R. de Jesus, A. J. de Abreu and A. M. Vesnin

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004590

      Key Points

      • Nonuniform in height zonal electric field forms the additional layers
      • Geomagnetic storms affect the additional layers in the equatorial ionosphere
      • GSM TIP model
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      The application of numerical simulations in Beacon scintillation analysis and modeling

      Charles L. Rino and Charles S. Carrano

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2010RS004563

      Key Points

      • High-fidelity numerical simulations
      • 3-D propagation through plume
      • Effects of nonuniform background

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