Solar System Research

, Volume 52, Issue 7, pp 699–705 | Cite as

On Continuous Observations of Thin Walls of High-Density Plasma in the High-Latitude Ionosphere from Arktika-M Satellites

  • N. P. DanilkinEmail author
  • G. A. Zhbankov
  • V. B. Lapshin
  • M. Y. Filippov


A new structure element of the Arctic ionosphere has been detected from the data of topside sounding of the ionosphere: quasi-vertical walls of high-density plasma. The importance of studying this phenomenon for geophysics and the practice of radio wave propagation in high latitudes is noted. The Arktika-M hydrometeorological space complex with an onboard ionosonde is proposed for its study. The possibility of observing and analyzing all life-cycle phases of this ionospheric inhomogeneity is shown.


ionosphere ionosphere monitoring the Arctic Arktika-M transionospheric sounding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Danilkin
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. A. Zhbankov
    • 2
  • V. B. Lapshin
    • 1
  • M. Y. Filippov
    • 1
  1. 1.Fedorov Institute of Applied GeophysicsMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Southern Federal UniversityRostov-on-DonRussia

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