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International Journal of Geophysics
Volume 2012, Article ID 872140, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/872140
Review Article

Large-Scale Measurements of Thermospheric Dynamics with a Multisite Fabry-Perot Interferometer Network: Overview of Plans and Results from Midlatitude Measurements

1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
2Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
3Department of Atmospheric Oceanic Space Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
4Department of Physics and Astronomy, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475, USA
5Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute, Rosman, NC 28772, USA

Received 29 February 2012; Accepted 19 April 2012

Academic Editor: Y. Sahai

Copyright © 2012 Jonathan J. Makela et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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