Hinotori Electron Temperature Models 2004


Authors: K.-I. Oyama, P. Marinov, I. Kutiev, S. Watanabe
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai
Sagamihara 2298510
Japan
oyama@pub.isas.ac.jp
ivan.kutiev@geophys.bas.bg

Parameter: Electron temperature at 600 km and low latitudes

Brief Description:
This model was developed on the basis of Hinotori satellite measurements from February 1981 to June 1982 (F10.7 varied from 140 to 230). It uses a spline-approximation in the 5-dimensional space comprising of solar activity (F10.7), month, local time, geographic latitude and geomagentic latitude (limited to +/- 42 degrees because of the orbit inclination).

Availability: Please contact model authors.

References:
Oyama, K.-I., P. Marinov, I. Kutiev, and S. Watanabe, Low latitude model of Te at 600 km based on Hinotori satellite data, Adv. Space Res. 34, #9, 2004-2009, 2004.


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