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Further Development of Tomographic Methods

  • Viacheslav E. Kunitsyn
  • Evgeny D. Tereshchenko
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Part of the Physics of Earth and Space Environments book series (EARTH)

Abstract

In the previous chapters, various modifications of radio tomography with ground-based receiving systems have been discussed. The use of satellite-borne receiving systems makes it possible to sound the ionosphere in the satellite-to-satellite direction and allows obtaining information about the ionosphere over a set of quasi-tangential rays. In particular, nowadays, most promising for ionospheric and atmospheric investigations are the systems mounted in low-and middle-orbiting satellites that receive radio signals from navigational systems such as GPS/GLONASS.

Keywords

Total Electron Content Radio Occultation Radio Tomography GLONASS Satellite Tomographic Method 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Viacheslav E. Kunitsyn
    • 1
  • Evgeny D. Tereshchenko
    • 2
  1. 1.Physics Faculty, Atmospheric Physics Dept.M. Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussian Federation
  2. 2.Polar Geophysical InstituteMurmanskRussian Federation

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