Space Weather - Monitoring the Ionosphere with GPS
Space weather? We simply never thought about storms on the sun or the upper ionosphere being weather you could get data on reliably, but you can. Conditions on the Sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, and the ionosphere can also affect our lives through the effects they have on satellites, communications, navigation, and power systems. Scientists are now studying space weather with a wide range of tools to try to learn more about the physical and chemical processes taking place in the upper atmosphere and beyond. One of these tools is GPS.
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Posted by Jay Brewer at February 27, 2007 7:00 AM