ISSN 2070-7401 (Print), ISSN 2411-0280 (Online)
Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2013, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 234-240

Total electron content fluctuations of the Earth ionosphere during a maximum and a minimum of a solar cycle according to the GPS/GLONASS systems

E.V. Smirnova , V.M. Smirnov 
Kotelnikov Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics of RAS, Fryazino branch, Fryazino, Moscow region, Russia
The variations of the total electron content observable during an autumn and spring equinox in 23 solar activity cycle, corresponding a minimum and a maximum of the given cycle are considered on the basis of the GPS/GLONASS data. It is shown that during a maximum of a solar cycle the speed of change of the total electron content exceeds approximately in 2-3 times similar data for the period of solar activity minimum. It is fair for a spring and autumn equinox.
Keywords: ионосфера Земли, навигационные системы, полное электронное содержание, флуктуации, солнечная активность, the Earth ionosphere, navigating systems, total electron content, fluctuation, solar activity
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