Imaging Riometer


Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI)

Scientific objectives
Part of the magnetometer network of the Auroral Observatory, University of Tromsų. Auxilliary for EISCAT and other installations for ionospheric research at Svalbard. Included in the German/Finnish/Norwegian/Polish Image chain of magnetometers.

Photo of Imaging Riometer

PI: Peter Stauning
Address: Danish Meteorological Institute, Lyngbyvej 100, DK-2100 København, Denmark
Phone/Fax: +45 39157473/+45 391574460

Co-PI: Hisao Yamagashi
Address: National Institute of Polar Research, 9-10, Kaga 1 - Chome, Tokyo 173, Japan
Phone/Fax: +03 3962 4711/+03 3962 2529

Instrument specifications
Time resolution: 1 absorption image each second
Spatial coverage: 240 x 240 km at 90 km reference altitude
Spatial resolution: 25 km at 90 km altitude