Summary of TechTIDE products and services provided from the TID detection methods

IdN. Method
Main Characteristics
Basic Product
Value added Product
Detects perturbations in space from all possible sources (solar and lower atmosphere origin) ; suitable for the identification of MS and LS TIDs
Input: signal properties from Digisonde synchronized operation
Output: TID velocity, amplitude, propagation direction at the signal reflection point between the stations
TID characteristics: {TID Period, Phase Velocity, Direction of propagation, Wavelength, and Amplitude}Maps of the current TID activity
Plots of TID characteristics
HF Interferometry
Finds oscillation activity in ionospheric characteristics and it can detect LSTIDs
Input: ionospheric characteristics from VI and OI soundings
Output: 2D TID vector velocity, amplitude and period
Dominant period, Amplitude and 2D Vector velocity of detected LSTIDMaps of TID velocities (Europe and Global)
Plots of TID parameters per station
Spatial & Temporal GNSS Analysis – AATR indicator
Detects perturbations in space from all possible sources (solar and lower atmosphere origin) ; suitable for the identification of MS and LS TIDs
Input: GNSS TEC from single receivers over a region
Output: Fluctuations associated to the TIDs and estimation of the propagation parameters (direction, velocity and amplitude)
TID Velocity, Direction of propagation and Amplitude;
The AATR index over specific locations
The MSTID occurrence over specific locations (daily plots).
European maps of the AATR indicator
GNSS TEC Gradient
Analyzes TEC maps and it is mostly sensitive to perturbations from LSTIDs
Input: Grids of TEC maps over a region
Output: Latitude-time maps of TEC gradients and indication of significant gradients
TEC GradientsGraphical presentation in an image
3D EDD Maps
Analyzes maps of TEC and ionospheric characteristics and it is sensitive to perturbation from LSTIDs
Input: ionospheric characteristics at the hmF2 altitude and TEC maps
Output: Analytical function of the electron density distribution with altitude from 90 km to 22000 km
Electron density profile over a single location.
The detrended electron density over station.
Maps of the electron density.
The height where the max perturbation in the electron density occurs
Reconstructs daily plot of the vertical movement of the ionospheric layers; can capture oscillations detected in space from all possible sources
Input: raw vertical ionogram binary data from single station
Output: Reconstructed daily variability of F region virtual height
Period of dominant wave activityRelative contribution of detected LSTID to the total variance
Analyzes Doppler shift of radio signals to detect quasi-periodic perturbations due to MSTIDs
Input: CDSS reflected signals, ionospheric characteristics and irregularities
Output: Doppler shift, SNR and confidence level
Period, Amplitude and Phase of Doppler measurementsMSTIDs Characteristics

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