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dc.contributor.author Chau, J. L.
dc.contributor.author Urco, J. M.
dc.contributor.author Vierinen, J.
dc.contributor.author Harding, B. J.
dc.contributor.author Clahsen, M.
dc.contributor.author Pfeffer, N.
dc.contributor.author Kuyeng, Karim
dc.contributor.author Milla, Marco
dc.contributor.author Erickson, P. J.
dc.coverage.spatial Perú
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-17T13:01:00Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-17T13:01:00Z
dc.date.issued 2021-01
dc.identifier.citation Chau, J. L., Urco, J. M., Vierinen, J., Harding, B. J., Clahsen, M., Pfeffer, N., ... & Erickson, P. J. (2021). Multistatic specular meteor radar network in Peru: system description and initial results.==$Earth and Space Science, 8$==(1), e2020EA001293. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001293 es_ES
dc.identifier.govdoc index-oti2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12816/4922
dc.description.abstract The mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT) region is dominated globally by dynamics at various scales: planetary waves, tides, gravity waves, and stratified turbulence. The latter two can coexist and be significant at horizontal scales less than 500 km, scales that are difficult to measure. This study presents a recently deployed multistatic specular meteor radar system, SIMONe Peru, which can be used to observe these scales. The radars are positioned at and around the Jicamarca Radio Observatory, which is located at the magnetic equator. Besides presenting preliminary results of typically reported large‐scale features, like the dominant diurnal tide at low latitudes, we show results on selected days of spatially and temporally resolved winds obtained with two methods based on: (a) estimation of mean wind and their gradients (gradient method), and (b) an inverse theory with Tikhonov regularization (regularized wind field inversion method). The gradient method allows improved MLT vertical velocities and, for the first time, low‐latitude wind field parameters such as horizontal divergence and relative vorticity. The regularized wind field inversion method allows the estimation of spatial structure within the observed area and has the potential to outperform the gradient method, in particular when more detections are available or when fine adaptive tuning of the regularization factor is done. SIMONe Peru adds important information at low latitudes to currently scarce MLT continuous observing capabilities. Results contribute to studies of the MLT dynamics at different scales inherently connected to lower atmospheric forcing and E‐region dynamo related ionospheric variability. es_ES
dc.format application/pdf es_ES
dc.language.iso eng es_ES
dc.publisher American Geophysical Union es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:2333-5084
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess es_ES
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licences/by/4.0/ es_ES
dc.subject Low latitude mesosphere es_ES
dc.subject MLT dynamics es_ES
dc.subject MLT horizontal divergence es_ES
dc.subject MLT vorticity es_ES
dc.subject Multistatic radar observations es_ES
dc.subject Vertical velocity es_ES
dc.title Multistatic specular meteor radar network in Peru: system description and initial results es_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article es_ES
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#1.05.01 es_ES
dc.identifier.journal Earth and Space Science es_ES
dc.description.peer-review Por pares es_ES
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001293 es_ES

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