Arctic Research Directory

ID-408 :   EISCAT radar studies of polar upper atmospheric environment



Research/Observation Title

EISCAT radar studies of polar upper atmospheric environment

Science Summary (common)

This program aims at observing the polar upper atmosphere environment by the EISCAT radar systems, which are deployed in the Northern Scandinavian region. Emphasis is placed on the coordinatied observation of the flow of solar energy into the earth magnetosphere and atmosphere by the conjunctive radar, satellite-borne and ground-based instruments.

Planning Period

Planning Start Year 1996 〜 Planning End Year

Principal Investigator

Takehiko ASO
Arctic Environmental Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research
- Individual Project Information 1/1 Research/Observation Period 2000-04-01 〜 2001-03-31

Funding Information Other Funding Details

International Collaborative Research Fund


Space Physics


RollContact PersonNameEISCAT Scientific AssociationAffiliationEISCAT Scientific

Research/Observation Methods

The EISCAT radar systems

Research/Observation Period

2000-04-01 〜 2001-03-31

Research/Observation Point (Detail)

Field Site: Svalbard Latitude [degree]: 78.152737 Longitude [degree]: 16.029386
Field Site: Tromso Latitude [degree]: 69.583333 Longitude [degree]: 19.233333
Field Site: Kiruna Latitude [degree]: 67.860625 Longitude [degree]: 20.433855
Field Site: Sodankyla Latitude [degree]: 67.415385 Longitude [degree]: 26.590864
Data Registration
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Last Update
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