The SAPPHIRE‐North radar experiment: Observations of discrete and diffuse echoes

@inproceedings{Kustov1996TheSR,
  title={The SAPPHIRE‐North radar experiment: Observations of discrete and diffuse echoes},
  author={Andrey V. Kustov and James Alfred Rudolph Koehler and George J. Sofko and Donald Danskin},
  year={1996}
}
Since February 1995, regular observations have been carried out by the University of Saskatchewan radar group using a new 50-MHz Doppler radar system called SAPPHIRE-North. The SAPPHIRE-North radar monitors the ionospheric processes in the transitional region between the auroral oval and the polar cap over Cambridge Bay, Northwest Territories. In this paper, results of the first 2 months of observations are presented. Echoes were registered at about 10% of observational time. Diurnal echo… CONTINUE READING