The Solar Oscillations Investigation - Michelson Doppler Imager

  title={The Solar Oscillations Investigation - Michelson Doppler Imager},
  author={Philip H. Scherrer and Richard S. Bogart and Rock I. Bush and J. Todd Hoeksema and Alexander G. Kosovichev and Jesper Schou and William J. Rosenberg and Larry A. Springer and Theodore D. Tarbell and Alan M. Title and C. Jacob Wolfson and Igor Zayer and The Mdi Engineering Team},
  journal={Solar Physics},
The Solar Oscillations Investigation (SOI) uses the Michelson Doppler Imager (MDI) instrument to probe the interior of the Sun by measuring the photospheric manifestations of solar oscillations. Characteristics of the modes reveal the static and dynamic properties of the convection zone and core. Knowledge of these properties will improve our understanding of the solar cycle and of stellar evolution. Other photospheric observations will contribute to our knowledge of the solar magnetic field… 

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