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Real-time compensation for tropospheric radio refractive effects on range measurements.

J. J. Freeman

Real-time compensation for tropospheric radio refractive effects on range measurements.

by J. J. Freeman

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Wahington, D.C .
Written in English


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SeriesNasa contractor report -- NASA CR-109
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Open LibraryOL21686634M

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Real-time compensation for tropospheric radio refractive effects on range measurements by J. J. Freeman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The radar transmit radio waves at two different frequencies f 1 and f 2, and the corresponding ionospheric distance errors are and, respectively. Since the radio wave propagation path of two radar frequencies is nearly identical, it is reasonably assumed that the N R is the : Jiang-Tao Lyu, Chen Zhou.

the Earth’s crust in the central Taiwan region. The earthquake created an km-long surface rupture along the Chelungpu fault. The epicenter was located at. their effects on cloud formation, composition and precipita-tion. Consequently, long-term ground-based measurements providing information on the total column and on the verti-cal distribution of tropospheric aerosol and trace gases are indispensable.

Such time series can be used to monitor the. The remaining higher‐order ionospheric effects are caused by higher‐order terms in the refractive index for the phase (group) of the signal and raypath bending [Hoque and Jakowski, ].

Typically, the higher‐order ionospheric effects are modeled using idealized electron density by: 4. THE EFFECT OF TROPOSPHERIC REFRACTION ON THE DOPPLER SHIFT OF A SATELLITE SIGNAL [Hopfield, H.S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

THE EFFECT OF TROPOSPHERIC REFRACTION ON THE DOPPLER SHIFT OF A SATELLITE SIGNALAuthor: H.S. Hopfield. Tropospheric effects on L-band geosynchronous circular SAR imaging Article in IET Radar Sonar.

Navigation 7(6) July with 14 Reads. They found that tropospheric disturbances had negligible effects on radio waves propagation below 10 GHz and had the most obvious impacts on a GHz system [13]. where z is the altitude, m d the molecular mass of dry air, m w the molecular mass of water, R the universal gas constant, and g the acceleration due to gravity.

If water vapor pressure can be ignored, then one can solve Eqs. and for temperature and pressure (Kursinski et al. ).One takes a climatological or model-derived temperature at some higher altitude (typically 50–60 km) as the Cited by: 3. Some of the effects that are of interest include: ionospheric scintillation, range delay, ionospheric loss, tropospheric scintillation, tropospheric refraction and auroral clutter.

Currently there are models that address the ionosphere effects on the RF bands. Buy Simulating radar propagation through atmospheric turbulence using the Tropospheric Electromagnetic Parabolic Equation Routine (TEMPER) (Technical Hopkins University Applied Physics Lboratory) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.

The INCA analysis and now-casting system has been developed primarily as a mean of providing improved numerical forecast products in the now-casting range (up to +4 h) and very short range (up to about +12 h) and for application in mountain areas, hence special consideration is given to the treatment of orographic effects (Haiden et al., Cited by: Increasing the spectral window of interest over which calculations were performed did little to correct the nonlinearity.

The radiochromic film exhibited small dose rate dependence in real‐time measurements, with an increase in standard deviation of change in optical density measurements from % to % over a sixfold variation in dose by: We consider the technique of tropospheric phase correction using a measurement of the precipitable water vapor content of the troposphere via a radiometric measurement of the brightness temperature of the atmosphere.

Required sensitivities range from 20 mK at 90 GHz to 1 K at GHz for the MMA, and mK for the VLA at 22 by: A New Technique for Estimation of Lower-Tropospheric Temperature and Water Vapor Profiles from Radio Occultation Refractivity the tropics using radio occultation refractivity profiles and surface/available lower-altitude temperature and pressure measurements over humid tropical regions.

The technique is tested on a large number of diverse Cited by: 3. In this study, the variation of radio refractivity with respect to temperature and moisture is analyzed. Also, the effects of vertical gradients in temperature and moisture on the propagation paths of electromagnetic waves of weather radar are examined for several sites across the United States using several years of sounding data from the National Weather by: 5 where a is the earth’s radius and ke is a multiplier which is dependent on the vertical gradient of refractive index of air, dn/ h is height above ground.

When the U.S. Standard Atmosphere is considered, it is found that ke is approximately equal to 4/3. This is often referred to as the “four-thirds earth radius model”.

A real-time model of HF radio propagation conditions is being developed as a service for aircraft communications at high latitudes. An essential component of this is a real-time map of the absorption of HF ( MHz) radio signals in the D-region ionosphere. VARIATION OF RADIO REFRACTIVITY AND INFLUENCE ON RADAR RAY PATH VOL.

25 term. The value of radio refractivity N can be com- puted from measurements of pressure, p, temperature, T, and water vapor pressure, the troposphere the fractional decrease in p with height is larger than that in T, so the variation of radio refractivity N with height, dN/dh, is usually Size: KB.

The user receiver ellipsoidal height is m and the reference station heights range from to m. The results show that regardless of station height differences, it is recommended to model the tropospheric delays at the reference stations and interpolate them to the user receiver location.

where T is the temperature in kelvins, p D is the partial pressure of the dry air, and p V is the partial pressure of water vapor in millibars (1 mb = newtons per square meter = pascals = 1 hectopascal; 1 atmosphere = mb).

The first two terms on the right side of Eq. () arise from the displacement polarizations of the gaseous constituents of the air (N 2, O 2, CO 2, and H 2 O).Author: A.

Richard Thompson, James M. Moran, George W. Swenson. The data derived from six ground-based GNSS stations (as shown by in Fig.

1) in a CORS Network around Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province, are selected for the period from DoY to The tomography region is determined as follows, the latitude is from ° E to ° E while the longitude is from ° N to °, both with a horizontal resolution of ° (Yao and Cited by: 1.GPS Navigation for Outdoor and Indoor Environments Project in Lieu of Thesis presented for the Masters of Science [52].

Consequently, the combination of four pseudo-range measurements can create a new "observable", with a noise level that is double that of a single one-way pseudo-range • Tropospheric Effects For GPS purposes, the.SENSITIVITY OF RADIO REFRACTIVITY TO MOISTURE AND TEMPERATURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON RADAR RAY PATH Jidong Gao1, Keith Brewster1 and Ming Xue1,2 1Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms and 2School of Meteorology University of Oklahoma Submitted to J.

Appl. ol., May Corresponding author address.