European Incoherent SCATter (EISCAT)
21 Sep 2009
Yes
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UK EISCAT support is jointly provided by RAL Space and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). The project supports UK use of the world-leading EISCAT radars, which measure the upper atmosphere from the mesosphere to the edge of space.

No

​​​​EISCAT​

 
EISCAT’s existing facilities also study the solar wind, Near-Earth Objects and space debris.  An ambitious new phased array radar (EISCAT_3D) is currently under development.

RAL Space Involvement
The RAL EISCAT Group supports the work of UK scientists​

Subject 
Atmospheric Science

Main Objectives
To study the ionosphere, the ionised region of the Earth's atmosphere

Partners
NERC

Further Project Information 
EISCAT​​



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