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Survey of conditions for artificial aurora experiments by the second electron gyro-harmonic at EISCAT Tromso using dynasonde data

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Survey of conditions for artificial aurora experiments by the second electron gyro-harmonic at EISCAT Tromso using dynasonde data. / Tsuda, T. T.; Rietveld, M. T.; Kosch, M. J.; Oyama, S.; Ogawa, Y.; Hosokawa, K.; Nozawa, S.; Kawabata, T.; Mizuno, A.

In: Earth, Planets and Space, Vol. 70, 94, 06.06.2018.

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Tsuda, TT, Rietveld, MT, Kosch, MJ, Oyama, S, Ogawa, Y, Hosokawa, K, Nozawa, S, Kawabata, T & Mizuno, A 2018, 'Survey of conditions for artificial aurora experiments by the second electron gyro-harmonic at EISCAT Tromso using dynasonde data', Earth, Planets and Space, vol. 70, 94. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40623-018-0864-y

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Tsuda, T. T., Rietveld, M. T., Kosch, M. J., Oyama, S., Ogawa, Y., Hosokawa, K., Nozawa, S., Kawabata, T., & Mizuno, A. (2018). Survey of conditions for artificial aurora experiments by the second electron gyro-harmonic at EISCAT Tromso using dynasonde data. Earth, Planets and Space, 70, [94]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40623-018-0864-y

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Tsuda, T. T. ; Rietveld, M. T. ; Kosch, M. J. ; Oyama, S. ; Ogawa, Y. ; Hosokawa, K. ; Nozawa, S. ; Kawabata, T. ; Mizuno, A. / Survey of conditions for artificial aurora experiments by the second electron gyro-harmonic at EISCAT Tromso using dynasonde data. In: Earth, Planets and Space. 2018 ; Vol. 70.

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title = "Survey of conditions for artificial aurora experiments by the second electron gyro-harmonic at EISCAT Tromso using dynasonde data",
abstract = "We report a brief survey of matching conditions for artificial aurora optical experiments utilizing the second electron gyro-harmonic (2.7-MHz frequency) in F region heating with O-mode at the EISCAT Tromso site using dynasonde data from 2000 to 2017. Our survey indicates the following: The possible conditions for successful artificial aurora experiments are concentrated on twilight hours in both evening and morning, compared with late night hours; the possible conditions appear in fall, winter, and spring, while there is no chance in summer, and the month-to-month variation among fall, winter, and spring is not so clear; the year-to-year variation is well correlated with the solar activity. These characteristics in the case of 2.7-MHz frequency are basically similar to those previously reported in the case of 4-MHz frequency. However, the number of days meeting the possible condition in the case of 2.7-MHz frequency is obviously large, compared with that in the case of 4-MHz frequency. In particular, unlike the 4-MHz frequency operation, the 2.7-MHz frequency operation can provide many chances for successful artificial aurora experiments even during the solar minimum.",
keywords = "Artificial aurora, Ionospheric heating, Second electron gyro-harmonic, EISCAT, Tromso, Dynasonde, OPTICAL-EMISSIONS, CYCLES 24, PREDICTION, AMPLITUDE, WAVES",
author = "Tsuda, {T. T.} and Rietveld, {M. T.} and Kosch, {M. J.} and S. Oyama and Y. Ogawa and K. Hosokawa and S. Nozawa and T. Kawabata and A. Mizuno",
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AU - Tsuda, T. T.

AU - Rietveld, M. T.

AU - Kosch, M. J.

AU - Oyama, S.

AU - Ogawa, Y.

AU - Hosokawa, K.

AU - Nozawa, S.

AU - Kawabata, T.

AU - Mizuno, A.

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N2 - We report a brief survey of matching conditions for artificial aurora optical experiments utilizing the second electron gyro-harmonic (2.7-MHz frequency) in F region heating with O-mode at the EISCAT Tromso site using dynasonde data from 2000 to 2017. Our survey indicates the following: The possible conditions for successful artificial aurora experiments are concentrated on twilight hours in both evening and morning, compared with late night hours; the possible conditions appear in fall, winter, and spring, while there is no chance in summer, and the month-to-month variation among fall, winter, and spring is not so clear; the year-to-year variation is well correlated with the solar activity. These characteristics in the case of 2.7-MHz frequency are basically similar to those previously reported in the case of 4-MHz frequency. However, the number of days meeting the possible condition in the case of 2.7-MHz frequency is obviously large, compared with that in the case of 4-MHz frequency. In particular, unlike the 4-MHz frequency operation, the 2.7-MHz frequency operation can provide many chances for successful artificial aurora experiments even during the solar minimum.

AB - We report a brief survey of matching conditions for artificial aurora optical experiments utilizing the second electron gyro-harmonic (2.7-MHz frequency) in F region heating with O-mode at the EISCAT Tromso site using dynasonde data from 2000 to 2017. Our survey indicates the following: The possible conditions for successful artificial aurora experiments are concentrated on twilight hours in both evening and morning, compared with late night hours; the possible conditions appear in fall, winter, and spring, while there is no chance in summer, and the month-to-month variation among fall, winter, and spring is not so clear; the year-to-year variation is well correlated with the solar activity. These characteristics in the case of 2.7-MHz frequency are basically similar to those previously reported in the case of 4-MHz frequency. However, the number of days meeting the possible condition in the case of 2.7-MHz frequency is obviously large, compared with that in the case of 4-MHz frequency. In particular, unlike the 4-MHz frequency operation, the 2.7-MHz frequency operation can provide many chances for successful artificial aurora experiments even during the solar minimum.

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KW - Ionospheric heating

KW - Second electron gyro-harmonic

KW - EISCAT

KW - Tromso

KW - Dynasonde

KW - OPTICAL-EMISSIONS

KW - CYCLES 24

KW - PREDICTION

KW - AMPLITUDE

KW - WAVES

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