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Interuniversity Upper Atmosphere Global Observation Network (IUGONET) Meta-Database and Analysis Software

  • A Yatagai
  • Y Tanaka
  • S Abe
  • A Shinbori
  • M Yagi
  • S UeNo
  • Y Koyama
  • N Umemura
  • M Nosé
  • T Hori
  • Y Sato
  • N O Hashiguchi
  • N Kaneda
  • IUGONET project team


An overview of the Interuniversity Upper atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET) project is presented. This Japanese program is building a meta-database for ground-based observations of the Earth’s upper atmosphere, in which metadata connected with various atmospheric radars and photometers, including those located in both polar regions, are archived. By querying the metadata database, researchers are able to access data file/information held by data facilities. Moreover, by utilizing our analysis software, users can download, visualize, and analyze upper-atmospheric data archived in or linked with the system. As a future development, we are looking to make our database interoperable with others.

Year: 2014
Volume 13
Page/Article: PDA37-PDA43
DOI: 10.2481/dsj.IFPDA-07
Published on Sep 30, 2014
Peer Reviewed