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VHF:Mesoclouds 2020 08 18 2000 - 2020 08 19 0200
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Responsible experimenter for VHF radar:
Resources: SW(54) [format: <Associate code>(<hours>), eg EI(50)]
The 2020 Mesoclouds campaign (PMSE and NLC). In order to study the connection between PMSE and NLC we intend to simultaneously observe PMSE and NLC at about the same volume in space using two optical cameras at Kiruna and Nikkaluokta and the EISCAT VHF in Tromsö. Optical NLC observation conditions from Kiruna are better later in the summer. The NLC cameras will be automatically run each night from the beginning until the end of August. Requested observation: VHF tri-static observations during 6 hours around midnight (between 20:00 and 02:00 UT) ideally during 2 nights per week, beginning from 8th August until 26th August, totally 54 hours for the VHF tri-static measurements (Tromsö, Kiruna and Sodankylä, i.e., 6 nights x 6 hrs x 1.5). A scientific motivation for these EISCAT measurements has been approved by Stephan Buchert as Swedish representative.