The Current Ionosphere Thermosphere Mesosphere Site List

(indexed alphabetically by title)



CANOPUS


http://www.dan.sp-agency.ca/www/canopus_home.html
Description: Description of the Canadian Space Agency's CANOPUS project - a ground-based array of magnetometers, riometers and optical instruments located to observe the auroral oval over north-western Canada. CANOPUS is part of NASA's ISTP/GGS program, and ESA's Cluster ground-based support. In addition, 24 hour summaries of high latitude magnetic activity from the previous month are available on-line (an AE-like index), and CANOPUS data may be ordered from this page.
Site Provider: Canadian Space Agency
Project Name: ISTP/GGS and Cluster
Data Access Description: Magnetometer ISTP Key parameters (an AE-like index)Soon, meridian photometer array summaries
Contact Name: Terry Hughes
Contact E-mail: hughes@canott.dan.sp-agency.ca

CEDAR Storm Study



http://hyperion.haystack.edu/css/cedar_storm_study.html
Description: The CEDAR Storm Study is a cooperative effort among scientists in the U. S. A. and overseas in the study of specific storm intervals with particularly good data coverage. The aim is to involve interested scientists with F-region/thermosphere data or modeling capabilities in coordinated efforts to understand the coupled upper atmospheric regions at different heights and on a global global scale. The www pages list specific projects, describe workshops and list papers resulting from the study.
Site Provider: M.I.T. Haystack Observatory
Project Name: CEDAR Storm Study
Data Access Description: Data are available from individual investigators, whose projects are listed in the CEDAR Storm Study www pages.
Contact Name: Michael Buonsanto
Contact E-mail: mjb@oceanus.haystack.edu

ECOM 721



http://net.bu.edu/ecom/ECOM_Home.html Description: This Web Site contains a detailed description of the ECOM 721 spectrograph, its mission, and the data it collected. The spectrograph, which flew aboard the STP78-1, had a bandpass of 400-1400 anstroms and took spectra at different zenith angle look directions from early 1979 to late 1979. The site provides access to the data that was collected through anonymous ftp as well as access to the software necessary to reduce the science data.
Site Provider: Center for Space Physics, Boston University
Project Name: STP78-1
Data Access Description: The ECOM data consists of spectra (400--1400 angstromsaken at about .1seconds over the period from Jan. 1979 -- Dec. 1979. The spectro- graph was on a spinning satellite and oriented so that the look direction of the various spectra vary between 30 and 150 degrees zenith angle. The data includes the CDAW 6 interval.
Contact Name: Daniel Cotton
Contact E-mail: dcotton@bu.edu

EISCAT Scientific Association



http://seldon.eiscat.no/index.html
Description: This is the main access point to the EISCAT Scientific Association's facilities in Northern Scandinavia. EISCAT operates two (soon three) Incoherent Scatter Radars, an Ionospheric Heater and a Dynasonde. The site provides access to information about the systems, operations and summary data plots of data from incoherent scatter world day experiments.
Site Provider: EISCAT Scientific Association
Project Name:
Data Access Description: Summary data plots (PostScript) for incoherent scatter world day experiments. Plots include basic ionospheric parameters and are normally posted within hours of the completion of an experiment. CEDAR rules of the road apply to the use of data obtained through this service.
Contact Name: Tony van Eyken
Contact E-mail: webmaster@eiscat.no

Energetic Ion Mass Spectrometer Data from DE-1



ftp://sierra.space.lockheed.com/DATA/de/DE_eics_home.html
Description: An archive of data obtained from the Energetic Ion Composition Spectrometer (EICS) on DE-1 from 1981 to 1991. The archive includes complete documentation on the full resolution data set (Stand Alone Telemetry Files) and a summary data set archived in NASA's Common Data Format. Summary data files for 1981 and portions of 1982, 1986, and 1990 are on-line. The full data sets are available from the National Space Science Data Center.
Site Provider: Lockheed Martin Palo Alto Research labs
Project Name: Dynamics Explorer
Data Access Description: Summary data in common data format and software to read/display them are available for 1981 and parts of 1982, 1986 and 1990 on-line Contact Name: W.K. Peterson
Contact E-mail: pete@willow.space.lockheed.com

EOSDIS V0 IMS WWW interface



http://eos.nasa.gov/imswelcome
Description: A single WWW interface to NASA's EOSDIS Version 0 IMS, which allows you to search for, browse, and order Earth science data to which NASA has access. This data is archived in various data centers all around the globe.

Site Provider: NASA
Project Name:
Data Access Description: Earth Science data of all kinds, including atmospheric data.
Contact Name: Yonsook Enloe
Contact E-mail: yonsook@killians.gsfc.nasa.gov

Geophysical Institute, U of AK



http://maxwell.gi.alaska.edu
Description: The Geophysical Institute includes, among other disciplines, a Space Physics Group which conducts studies ranging from the sun and solar wind through the magnetosphere to the ionosphere and below. The group is comprised of both observational and theoretical researchers. More details can be found using the Geophysical Institute WWW site: http://gi.alaska.edu
Site Provider: Geophysical Institute, U of AK
Project Name:
Data Access Description: Some access is available to magnetometer, riometer and meridian scanning photometer data taken both in Alaska and elsewhere. Contact Name: John Olson
Contact E-mail: jvo@maxwell.gi.alaska.edu

HALOE RAC



http://haloedata.larc.nasa.gov/home.html
Description: This site provides up to date HALOE data on O3, HCl. HF, CH4, H2O, NO, NO2, Aerosol extinction, and T(P) vertical profiles over the life of HALOE. The experiment has been operating nearly continuously since launch in October 1991 on the UARS satellite.
Site Provider: The Langley Research Center
Project Name: UARS/HALOE
Data Access Description: Level 2 and Level 3 files and false color data images.
Contact Name: Kenneth V. Stone
Contact E-mail: stone@haloe.larc.nasa.gov

High Power Auroral Stimulation Project (HIPAS)



http://physics.ucla.edu/hipas/hipas.html
Description: The HIPAS facility includes a 1 MW heater system to stimulate ionospheric phenomena at high (auroral) latitudes. The heater transmits at fixed frequencies in the HF band. The facility operates several diagnostics, including highly sensitive B-field sensors at off-site locations and a LIDAR which employs a 9' spinning liquid mercury mirror. The ongoing experimental program includes the study of ULF/ELF/VLF emissions created by auroral electrojet modulation, determination of high power HF heating effects in the D and E regions, and non-linear phenomena (cavitons).
Site Provider: UCLA
Project Name:
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Joel Villasenor
Contact E-mail: jsvilla@physics.ucla.edu

The IMP 8 Home Page - MIT Space Plasma Group



http://web.mit.edu/space/www/imp.html
Description: This site provides access to solar wind data gathered by the IMP 8 Earth-orbiting satellite over the past 22 years. These data are frequently used as source input to studies of processes in Earth's ionosphere and magnetosphere.
Site Provider: MIT
Project Name: IMP 8
Data Access Description: Data types available are solar wind plasma parameters: bulk speed and velocity components, density, and thermal speed (a measure of temperature), as well as positional information for the IMP 8 satellite.
Contact Name: Karolen I. Paularena
Contact E-mail: kip@space.mit.edu

INSPIRE



http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/education/inspire/inspire_home.html
Description: The INSPIRE Web site describes the INSPIRE project which is an opportunity for students and amateur scientists to build a simple electronic kit to allow them to make observations of VLF (Very Low Frequency, audio range) radio waves on the ground.
Site Provider: GSFC
Project Name:
Data Access Description: None
Contact Name: James L. Green
Contact E-mail: Green@nssdca.gsfc.nasa.gov

IRFU wave group home page



http://www.wavegroup.irfu.se
Description: The Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala Division (IRFU), Wave Group home page offers links to the various WWW pages of the Wave Group as well as links to interesting space plasma physics WWW pages worldwide.
Site Provider: Swedish Institute of Space Physics
Project Name:
Data Access Description: Publication lists, course material for a course in Electrodynamics.
Contact Name: Tobia Carozzi
Contact E-mail: tc@irfu.se

Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Studies Team (MIST)



http://www.sprl.umich.edu/MIST/
Description: Provides a description and data availability of two different magnetometer projects, the Magnetometer Array on the Greenland Ice Cap (MAGIC) and the University of Michigan-IZMIRAN-AARI (UMIA) Antarctic Magnetometer projects.
Site Provider: University of Michigan, Space Physics Research Laboratory
Project Name: Ground based observations
Data Access Description: The MAGIC data and Antarctic data is freely available to the scientific research community. Collaboration with the University of Michigan Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Studies Team concerning the interpretation of the data is encouraged.
Contact Name: Bob Clauer
Contact E-mail: clauer@pitts.sprl.umich.edu

Millstone Hill Observatory



http://www.haystack.edu/
Description: Information on the Millstone Hill Observatory and Atmospheric Sciences Group. Includes real-time radar status, access to current data when the radar is operating and a form interface to CEDAR data via Madrigal.
Site Provider: MIT Haystack Observatory (ASG)
Project Name:
Data Access Description: Data type (or instrument) accessible: Incoherent Scatter Radar, Fabry-Perot Interferometer, Lidar, MST Radar, Meteor Winds, MEDAC, LF and MF Radar, HF Radar, Model Output, Geophysical Indices.
Contact Name: John M. Holt
Contact E-mail: jmh@chaos.haystack.edu

Modeling of the Atmosphere-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere System



http://loke.gi.alaska.edu
Description: Auroral modeling - ionospheric modeling (local and global)
Analysis of auroral images from space (DE and POLAR satellites)
Analysis of ground based optical and radar observation of aurora
Site Provider: Geophysical Institute, UAF
Project Name: ISTP/GGS
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Dirk Lummerzheim
Contact E-mail: lumm@loke.gi.alaska.ediu

National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center - Arecibo Observatory



http://www.naic.edu/
Description: This site is one of the NSF supported upper atmospheric facilities. Other than the large incoherent scatter radar located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, we operate a number of smaller radar and optical systems, including two lidars, to study the ITM system. We are a visitor oriented facility whereby ITM investigators, particularly those interested in low-latitude processes, can propose to carry- out their research programs at Arecibo.
Site Provider: Cornell University
Project Name: UAF/FNSF
Data Access Description: ITM data from Arecibo are collected by visiting investigators in a variety of proposed research programs. For access to such information, one should contact the investigator directly. A list of past investigations could be provided by the Arecibo Observatory. In addition, we operate our facilities on so-called, International World Days, coordinated with other similar sites worldwide. The World Day schedule and specific experimental modes pertinent to ITM investigations are determined every year by international committee associated with URSI Commission G. The data collected during these coordinated World Day experiments are reduced and archived, and are available through the CEDAR Database located at NCAR, in Boulder, CO.
Contact Name: Craig A. Tepley, Head of Atmospheric Sciences --or-- Daniel R. Altschuler, Arecibo Site Director
Contact E-mail: craig@naic.edu --or-- daniel@naic.edu

Noctilucent Clouds



http://ucsub.colorado.edu/~niska/NLC.html
Description: This is the homepage for the international NLC working group. It contains: pictures of NLCs, notes from the latest NLC conference in Boulder (summer of '95), email lists of the group members, contacts for the NLC observing networks, information on how to get an NLC observation manual, etc.
Site Provider: University of Colorado -- Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (CU-LASP)
Project Name:
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Maija Niska
Contact E-mail: niska@ucsub.colorado.edu

Northwest Research Associates (NWRA) Ionospheric Scintillation Predictions



http://www.nwra.com/nwra/scintpred/sp_main.html
Description: This site provides information pertaining to ionospheric scintillation and its possible effects on systems. Included are daily predictions of scintillation levels in three equatorial and two high-latitude sectors and predictions of the conditions expected at solar maximum. These predictions are based on the WBMOD ionospheric scintillation model developed by Northwest Research Associates (NWRA) under the auspices of the Defense Nuclear Agency and the USAF Phillips Laboratory. Site Provider: Northwest Research Associates, Inc. Project Name: Data Access Description: Contact Name: Jim Secan Contact E-mail: jim@salsa.nwra.com

NSSDC Space Physics



http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/space/space_physics_home.html
Description: This site provides access to the space physics data and services of NASA's National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC). The most popular data can be accessed electronically through NSSDC's near-line system (NDADS; http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/space/ndads_holdings.html). ITM data currently available include DE-1 and 2 and San Marco D/L data. Solar wind data can be accessed through the OMNIWeb (http:// nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/omniweb/ow.html). Information about current, past, and future ITM-related missions can be found in the Flight Projects section of this page (including DE-1,2, ISIS-1,2, San Marco D/L, TSS 1, TSS-1R, FAST, TIMED). In addition this page provides access to Space Physics Models, CGM coordinate software and to the NASA Master Directory and NSSDC Master Catalog.
Site Provider: NASA, NSSDC
Project Name: DE, San Marco, ISIS
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Ed Bell
Contact E-mail: bell@nssdca.gsfc.nasa.gov

NSSDC Space Physics Models



http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/space/model/models_home.html
Description: These pages let a user compute model output parameter for specified conditions (time and location). The first two models available in this form are the International Reference Ionosphere (IRI) http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/space/models/iri.html and the Mass Spectrometer and Incoherent Scatter atmosphere model, extended Version 1990 (MSIS-E-90) http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/space/models/msis.html IRI provides the ionospheric electron and ion densities and temperatures and MSIS the atmospheric (0 - 1000 km) densities and temperatures. The user can generate listings of model parameters varying with altitude, latitude, longitude or with any of several other independent variables. In the case of IRI these listings can be also generated for the characteristic peak parameters.
Site Provider: NASA, GSFC, NSSDC
Project Name: IRI, MSIS
Data Access Description: IRI model electron and ion densities and temperatures MSIS model neutral densities and temperature
Contact Name: dieter bilitza
Contact E-mail: bilitza@nssdca.gsfc.nasa.gov

Sampex



http://lepsam.gsfc.nasa.gov/www/sampex.html
Description: Description od SAMPEX , the first SMEX mission, instrumentation, science,and data in plot and image form
Site Provider: Goddard
Project Name: SMEX
Data Access Description: plots and images
Contact Name: Shri Kanekal
Contact E-mail: kanekal@lepsam.gsfc.nasa.gov

SEVEM
(Survey of ELF and VLF Experiments in the Magnetosphere)




http://www.oma.be/sevem/
Description: This site displays a documented catalogue of missions/satellites that surveyed the electromagnetic VLF and ELF environment in the terrestrial magnetosphere since 1959. The orbital parameters are given for each satellite, as well as contact persons, bibliographical references concerning the experiments and preliminary results. The location where the data are stored is also given.
Site Provider: Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (IASB-BIRA)
Project Name: SEVEM
Data Access Description: No data access
Contact Name: Fabien Darrouzet
Contact E-mail: Fabien.Darrouzet@bira-iasb.oma.be

School of Physics, University of New South Wales



http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/home.html
Description: Information about Staff, Research and Opportunities within the School of Physics.Includes links to many other information sites in Australia. Site Provider: University of New South Wales
Project Name: Ionospheric modeling
Data Access Description: No data access
Contact Name: John Tann
Contact E-mail: J.Tann@unsw.edu.au

Solar Terrestrial Physics Division Homepage



http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/stp.html
Description: This site allows the display and access to solar, ionospheric, and geomagnetic
data and indices. Thru the use of the SPIDR site users can display ionospheric data, geomagnetic data, and DMSP images.
Site Provider: NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center
Project Name:
Data Access Description: Solar data and indices
Geomagnetic data and indices
Ionospheric information
GOES satellite data
Contact Name: Christine Hanchett
Contact E-mail: chanchett@ngdc.noaa.gov

Sondrestrom Facility Homepage



http://chaos.sri.com/iono/issfsond.html
Description: This site provides a description of the various optical and radio wave diagnostics instruments available for use at the NSF-funded Sondrestrom Facility (67 Nlat, 51Wlon). General visitor information and a link to an IDL-based radar data visualization tool are also provided. Site Provider: SRI International
Project Name: ISTP (NASA), CEDAR, GEM (NSF)
Data Access Description: Typical radar data samples are provided along with information on how to request specific data. Plasma parameters such as number density, electron temperature, ion temperature, and ion velocity are derived from both scan and dwell experiments. Future enhancements will include anonymous FTP access to processed radar data.
Contact Name: Dr. John D. Kelly
Contact E-mail: kelly@unix.sri.com

Space Environment Center



http://www.sel.noaa.gov
Description: The Space Environment Center (SEC) concerns itself with the Sun and the environment between the Sun and Earth. SEC provides real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events, conducts research in solar- terrestrial physics, and develops techniques for forecasting solar and geophysical disturbances. SEC is one of the National Centers for Environmental Predictions (NCEP). SEC is part of NOAA and the Department of Commerce.
Site Provider: Space Environment Center/NOAA
Project Name:
Data Access Description: SEC receives solar and geophysical data in near real-time from a large number of ground-based observatories and satellite sensors around the world. SEC also provides forcasts, warnings, and summaries of solar and geomagnetic activity. These observations and summaries are available several ways: WWW, Gopher, telnet, ftp, and via a List Server.
Contact Name: Viola Hill-Raben
Contact E-mail: vhill@sec.noaa.gov

Space Physics Group of Oulu



http://www.oulu.fi/spaceweb/
Description: Space Physics Group of Oulu (Finland) WWW home page. Contains a description of the activities of the group of University of Oulu, Department of Physical Sciences, and a link to the Space Physics Textbook of Oulu. The group is involved with, e.g., EISCAT and several satellite projects, especially the upcoming CLUSTER mission.
Site Provider: University of Oulu, Department of Physical Sciences
Project Name:
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Reijo Rasinkangas, Tho Contact E-mail: spaceweb@skynet.oulu.fi

Space Plasma Physics at SwRI



http://espsun.space.swri.edu/spacephysics/home.html
Description: (1) Photoelectron, auroral electron, cosmic ray, solar energy deposition, terrestrial and planetary photochemistry, airglow models.
(2) Atomic and molecular databases. Laboratory program for measuring photoabsorption cross sections for O2, N2 (80 - 130 nm @ 0.0008 nm resolution, 200 - 1000 K).
(3) Data sets: Dynamics Explorer (HAPI, LAPI), CRRES/LOMICS, Interball (Coral, SCA-1), Tethered Satellite System (ROPE), NASA Rockets (PULSAUR-II, ARIA), Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (PEM), Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (BATSE), GOES.
Site Provider: Southwest Research Institute
Project Name: UARS, DE, and more
Data Access Description: Southwest Data Display and Analysis System allows interactive public access to DE, UARS, DMSP, NOAA, and other datasets.
Contact Name: Richard Link, Manager
Contact E-mail: rlink@swri.edu

SuperDARN



http://sd-www.jhuapl.edu/RADAR/SD_homepage.html
Description: Information on the Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) experiment. Includes details on the individual radars, operations schedules as well as daily summary plots in GIF and postscript format. Also provides links to other institutions in the SuperDARN program.
Site Provider: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL)
Project Name: SuperDARN
Data Access Description: Summary plots are downloaded daily and at least a month's worth of plots is always available on-line. The data are downloaded from 4 of the SuperDARN sites, (Stokkseyri, Iceland; Goose Bay, Labrador; Kapuskasing, Ontario; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Links to the University of Leicester and the British Antarctic Survey provide access to similar daily plots from other SuperDARN radars. Two types of plots are available, (1) a range-time-parameter plot of backscattered power, line-of-sight plasma drift velocity, and Doppler spectral width, and (2) Clock-dial plasma drift velocity plots. There is one range-time-parameter plot for each of the four radars, and one clock-dial plot showing data from all 4 radars.
Contact Name: Kile Baker
Contact E-mail: Kile_Baker@jhuapl.edu

TERRIERS Project Homepage



http://veebs.bu.edu/terriers.html
Description: TERRIERS is an ionospheric satellite project, its name stands for: Tomographic Experiment using Radiative Recombinative Ionospheric Extra Ultra Violet and Radio Sources. The Home page describes the project in full with discussions of science objectives, instrumentation, news releases and other pertinent information regarding our STEDI grant. This includes several papers available in post-script format to be grabbed and printed out.
Site Provider: Boston University
Project Name: TERRIERS
Data Access Description: While currently no data is available at this site we hope to make our data available in some as-yet undetermined form when it becomes available after the satellites launch in June of 1997
Contact Name: Dan Cotton
Contact E-mail: dcotton@veebs.bu.edu

Thermospheric and Ionospheric Physics Home Page



http://tip-www.nrl.navy.mil
Description: This site is the home page for Code 7623, Thermospheric and Ionospheric Physics Section, of the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC. Code 7623 performs rocket and satellite studies of "space weather" and climate. We have several projects under development to study the naturally occurring dayglow and nightglow.
Site Provider: Naval research Lab Code 7623
Project Name: SSULI, ARGOS/HIRAAS, RAIDS, HIRAAS rocket
Data Access Description: Currently there is no access to data but this is planned in the future!
Contact Name: Steve Lockwood
Contact E-mail: lockwood@uap.nrl.navy.mil

Three Interwoven Space Physics Stories



http://sd-www.jhuapl.edu/Aurora/
Description: Three space physics stories are presented bilingually. All three include good graphics. The stories are presented bilingually: you click to toggle between a scientific and popular presentation.
(1) The theta-aurora (based on a paper published in Science, 11/95). Includes Polar BEAR images of this weird auroral configuration, and new results.
(2) Simulations and data of the solar wind striking the Earth's atmosphere.
(3) The largest survey (by far) of discrete aurora
Site Provider: Johns Hopkins U./Appl. Phys. Lab.
Project Name: DMSP
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Patrick Newell
Contact E-mail: Patrick.Newell@jhuapl.edu

TSS-1 - The Tethered Satellite System Home Page



http://tss-data.space.swri.edu
Description: The Tethered Satellite System home page gives a complete description of the Tethered Satellite System (TSS-1) and its mission aboard STS-46. TSS1 will give scientists new insights into electrodynamic systems, the properties of the ionosphere, and the feasibility of long tether systems for various uses in space.
Site Provider: Southwest Research Institute
Project Name: TSS-1
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Davis Winningham
Contact E-mail: david@dews1.space.swri.edu

UARS PEM/Magnetometer



http://sd-www.jhuapl.edu/UARS/
Description: This site contains information about and data from the UARS PEM magnetometer.
Site Provider: JHU/Applied Physics Laboratory
Project Name: UARS
Data Access Description: Data available are 3-axis perturbation magnetic field measurements.
High latitude data is available as of 1 Jan. 96, other data will come online subsequently.
Contact Name: Brian Anderson
Contact E-mail: brian.anderson@jhuapl.edu

UCLA Space Physics Data Center



http://igpp.ucla.edu/ssc/spds/request.html
Description: Selection and ordering magnetic field data from chains of ground stations, including Alaska Chain, Auroral Zone Chain, AFGL Chain, Braunschweig Chain, Fort Churchill Chain, Canadian Chain, Mid-Latitude Chain, USGS Chain, and IGS Chain. The data are available from 1977 through 1987 at one-minute resolution.
Site Provider: UCLA
Project Name:
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: C. T. Russell
Contact E-mail: ctrussell@igpp.ucla.edu

UCLA/SPDC IMP-8 Interactive Data Display



http://igpp.ucla.edu/forms/imp8_form.html
Description: Selection, viewing and ordering solar wind plasma and interplanetary magnetic field data from IMP-8. The data are available at 5-minute resolution.
Site Provider: UCLA
Project Name: IMP-8
Data Access Description: Magnetic field data Plasma data
Contact Name: C. T. Russell
Contact E-mail: ctrussell@igpp.ucla.edu

UNH Space Plasma Physics



http://sppibm.unh.edu:1963/spp_kcc.html
Description: Research on magnetotail physics by: Dick Kaufmann Doug Larson Bryan Ball Ioannis Kontodinas
Site Provider: Univ. of NH
Project Name:
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Richard L. Kaufmann
Contact E-mail: dick.kaufmann@unh.edu

University of Houston Space Physics Group



http://neon.uh.edu/physics/research/SPG/spgmain.htm
Description: This site serves three functions. First, it provides general public information regarding the University of Houston Space Physics Group, its mission, the faculty comprising the group, past campaigns, current activities, recent publications, and future plans. Second it provides a link to Course materials posted in support of courses offered by Group faculty members, including our graduate Space Physics course. Third, it provides access to the UH Space Physics Group data base. Of greatest community interest are the data from our several Antarctic auoral physics balloon campaigns.
Site Provider: University of Houston
Project Name: 1985-86 South Pole Balloon Campaign, Polar Patrol Balloon Program (PPB)
Data Access Description: 1) Three axis vector measurements of the electrci field made by long duration balloon programs in Antarctica. The electrci field at balloon altitude is the 100km, 1 s average of the ionospheric electric field. 4 campaigns covering more than 50 days fo data are available.
2) Surface vertical electric field and air-Earth current measurements made at South Pole during 1991-1993.
3.) Sundry rocket data (described) can be posted on request.
Contact Name: Edgar A. Bering, III
Contact E-mail: eabering@uh.edu

The University of Illinois Aeronomy Laboratory Homepage



http://deln.ece.uiuc.edu:8080/
Description: The page has a brief summary of the research being done at the lab . It also has links to several graphics on current projects
Site Provider: University of Illinois Aeronomy Laboratory
Project Name:
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Erhan Kudeki
Contact E-mail: wwwhttpd@deln.ece.uiuc.edu

The University of Iowa Space Physics Data Center (UI-SPDC)



http://www-pw.physics.uiowa.edu/spds/home.html
Description: This page provides access to space physics data at the University of Iowa. Currently these include digitized wideband plasma wave data from a number of Earth-orbiting spacecraft and will eventually provide access to the low-rate spectrum analyzer data for some of them. Included projects of interest to the ITM audience are Injun V, Dynamics Explorer, Spacelab 2 PDP, and others. Links are also provided to the Planetary Data System's holdings as well as to The University of Iowa's Plasma and Imaging Group's home page.
Site Provider: The University of Iowa
Project Name: Dynamics Explorer, Injun V, Spacelab 2 PDP, Hawkeye, others
Data Access Description: The current, primary holdings of the Iowa Space Physics Data System node include wideband waveform data which have been digitized from the analog recordings. These data may be browsed online via gif images summarizing the available data in segments of 10 to 60 minutes in length. Because of the large volume of the raw data, the actual data are not on-line, so requests should be made via email to william-kurth@uiowa.edu. Links are also provided to the Planetary Data System; current on-line data at Iowa include Voyager and Galileo plasma wave data, Galileo plasma data, and links to the greater Planetary Data System holdings. Links are also provided to the University of Iowa's Plasma and Imaging Group which has online data from a number of projects.
Contact Name: William Kurth
Contact E-mail: william-kurth@uiowa.edu

University of Leicester - Ionospheric Physics Group



http://ion.le.ac.uk/
Description: SuperDARN project details, latest CUTLASS summary data, CUTLASS catalogue search, CUTLAS operation schedule, and introduction to basic ionospheric physics
Group contacts - e-mail/phone
Site Provider: University of Leicester Ionospheric Physics Group
Project Name:
Data Access Description: 24 hour summary plots of data from CUTLASS radars. GIF images.
Contact Name: Nigel Wade
Contact E-mail: nmw@ion.le.ac.uk

University of Michigan Space Physics Research Laboratory



http://www.engin.umich.edu/lab/sprl
Description: SPRL's Home Page is mostly an electronic version of SPRL's Annual Report for FY94 including: summaries of areas of research activities as well as a list of funded research programs: facilities, engineering expertise; course offerings and other educational opportunities; personnel; and publications of faculty members.
Site Provider: University of Michigan College of Engineering
Project Name: n/a
Data Access Description: images
Contact Name: Terri Maxwell
Contact E-mail: tmax@umich.edu

Upper Atmospheric Physics



http://www.glue.umd.edu/allanw/space_physics
Description: We are a research group at the U of Maryland's Institute for Physical Science and Technology. The group leader is Prof. Ted Rosenberg. We collect riometer data from sites worldwide. We also archive VLF, photometer, magnetometer, and search coil data for various institutions (Stanford, Bell Labs etc.). Our homepage offers a list of all the geophysical data that is archived at our site.
Site Provider: University of Maryland
Project Name:
Data Access Description: Our site only provides a list of the data available. To obtain this data, one must contact our group directly.
Contact Name: Allan T. Weatherwax
Contact E-mail: allanw@ipst.umd.edu

USAF Phillips Lab, Space Physics Div.



http://plcs.plh.af.mil/space-physics.html
Description: Summary of projects underway and abstracts to upcoming meetings by members of the group in ionospheric, magnetospheric and solar-terrestrial physics.
Site Provider: USAF Phillips Lab, Geophysics Dir.
Project Name: DMSP, CRRES, Geospace, etc.
Data Access Description: No data are directly available, but may be accessed by sending email to project scientist.
Contact Name:
Contact E-mail: webmaster@plcs.plh.af.mil

Visible Airglow Experiment



http://www.sprl.umich.edu/VAE/
Description: Comprehensive information on the AE-VAE data set (background, formats, software, etc.) and the DE-FPI data set from the AE/DE airglow restoration Project.
Site Provider: University of Michigan, Space Physics Research Laboratory
Project Name: Atmospheric Explorer (AE), Dynamics Explorer (DE)
Data Access Description: Instructions provided for FTP access from a remote node.
Contact Name:Mark Burrage
Contact E-mail: burrage@hrdid.sprl.umich.edu

William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences-University of Texas at Dallas



http://utd500.utdallas.edu/
Description: The webpage for the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas describes our past and present research efforts in ionospheric phyiscs. Specifically, we provide information about and data from the plasma instruments we built for NASA's DE-2 satellite, the Air Force's DMSP satellites,and the upcoming Taiwanese satellite, ROCSAT. We also have various web pages presenting our current research results by faculty, staff, and graduate students involved in such projects as GEM campaigns, CEDAR campaigns, and the National Space Weather Event Study.
Site Provider: University of Texas at Dallas
Project Name: DE-2, DMSP, ROCSAT
Data Access Description: Currently, we do not have any data on-line. However, there are descriptions ofthe format and type of data available from DE-2 and DMSP on the webpages, along with instructions on how to request data from us.
Contact Name: Marc Hairston
Contact E-mail: hairston@utdallas.edu

WINDII-The WIND Imaging Interferometer on UARS



http://www.cress.yorku.ca/windii
Description: The WINDII instrument and science are briefly described. Sample plots of zonally averaged wind data in the 80-200 km region are given along with pointers to the UARS public archive data. A searchable catalogue of WINDII observations, organized by date, gives a more detailed description of what data were taken. WINDII observes the limb of the atmosphere to obtain wind, temperature and volume emission rate data from the airglow.
Site Provider: York University
Project Name: UARS
Data Access Description:
Contact Name: Colin Climie
Contact E-mail: winops@windii.yorku.ca

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