Instruments:MLT References

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TIMED Mesosphere-Lower Thermosphere Radar References

This reference list will made and added to on an irregular basis.

  • References containing comparison with other (approx. co-located) instruments:
    1. vs. ROCOB:
      Meek C.E. and A.H. Manson, 1985, Comparison of Primrose Lake (54N,110W) ROCOB winds(20-60Km) and Saskatoon (52N,107W) MF Radar winds, J.Atmos.Terr.Phys.,47,477-487.
      (and a similar paper in Adv. Space Res., Vol 4., No. 6, pp. 133-137, 1984 with reversed authorship)
    2. vs Eiscat/VHF/Rockets:
      Manson, A.H., C.E.Meek, A.Brekke, and J. Moen, 1992, Mesosphere and lower thermosphere (80-120Km) winds and tides from near Tromso (70N,19E): comparison between radars (MF,EISCAT,VHF) and rockets, J. Atmos.Terr. Phys. 54, 927-950.
    3. vs FPI:
      Phillips, A, A.H. Manson, C.E. Meek, and E.J. Llewelleyn, 1994, A long term comparison of middle atmosphere winds measured at Saskatoon (52N,107W) by a medium-frequency radar and a Fabry-Perot interferometer, J. Geophys. Res. 99, 12923-12935.
      Manson, ALan, Fan Yi, Greg Hall, and Chris Meek, 1996, Comparisons between instantaneous wind measurements made at Saskatoon (52N,107W) using the co-located medium frequency radars and Fabry-Perot interferometer instruments: Climatologies (1988-1992) and case studies, J. Geophys. Res. 101, 29553-29563.
    4. vs FPIs and HRDI:
      Meek, C.E., A.H Manson, M.D. Burrage, G.Garbe, L.L. Cogger, 1997, Comparisons between Canadian prairie MF radars, FPI (green and OH lines) and UARS HRDI systems, Ann. Geophysicae 15,1099-1110.
    5. vs. lidar:
      Murayama, Y., K. Igarashi, D. Rice, B. Watkins, R. Collins, K. Mizutani, Y. Saito, and S. Kainuma, Medium Frequency Radars in Japan and Alaska, for Upper Atmosphere Observations, IEICE Trans., E83-B, 1996-2003, 2000. (http://search.ieice.org/2000/pdf/e83-b_9_1996.pdf)
    6. vs. SuperDARN meteor winds:
      Hall, G.E., J.W. MacDougall, D.R. Moorcroft, J.-P. St. Maurice, A.H. Manson, and C.E. Meek, 1997, Super Dual Auroral Network observations of meteor echoes, J. Geophys. Res. 102, 14603-14614.
      Hussey, G.C., C.E.Meek, D. Andre, A.H. Manson, and G.J. Sofko, 2000, A comparison of Northern Hemisphere winds using SuperDARN meteor trail and MF radar wind measurements, J. Geophys. Res. 105,18053-18066.

-Revised 07 Jun 2004 by emery@ucar.edu