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In "Simplified" mode, the results in the analysis are calculated by looking at each instrument's mission objectives: for each instrument we keep track of what the primary, secondary, and opportunity mission objectives are. These mission objectives indicate that an instrument is primarily envisioned to measure variable X, Y and Z, that variables A, B and C are its secondary objective, and that it may offer the opportunity to measure variables I and II although it is not optimized for that. The simplified Gap analysis produces a timeline based on this information. The simplified Gap analysis is only available for analyzing variables, not for missions.
In "Expert system" mode, the results in the analysis are calculated with an expert system. Internally, OSCAR works with a large set of 1700 rules that determine whether or not an instrument is capable of measuring a given variable, and to what degree. When you select "Expert system", the Gap analysis is performed based on this large set of rules.

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Variable sorting criteria

 

Each instrument is assigned with a 5-step rating, evaluated as a blend of several elements.  For this particular Variable, the rating is driven by:

  • the observed volume (ionosphere, magnetosphere, interplanetary space, platform environment).

 

RATING CRITERIA:

1

  • Active radio-wave device flown through the ionosphere

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  • Active radio-wave flown through the magnetosphere in a satellite cluster

3

  • Active radio-wave flown through the magnetosphere

4

  • Active radio-wave observing the interplanetary space

5

  • Active radio-wave observing the platform environment
Measurement timeline for Ionospheric Radio Absorption Help icon
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Found 15 results

This table has a large number of results.
Instrument NRT? Relevance Satellite Orbit DLR
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CERTO1 - primaryC/NOFS13 °
X
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X
CERTO/TBB Important noteNo1 - primaryCOSMIC-172 °
X
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X
CITRIS1 - primarySTPSat-137.4 °
X
X
X
LAERTES1 - primaryIonosphera-M N1 & N2TBD
X
XXX
LAERTES1 - primaryIonosphera-M N3 & N4TBD
X
XXX
MAYAK1 - primaryIonosphera-M N1 & N2TBD
X
XXX
MAYAK1 - primaryIonosphera-M N3 & N4TBD
X
XXX
RFB1 - primaryCOSMIC-224 °
X
XXXXXXX
RPI1 - primaryIMAGE90 °
X
XXXX
X
WHISPER2 - very highCLUSTER-A90 °
X
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WHISPER2 - very highCLUSTER-C90 °
X
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WHISPER2 - very highCLUSTER-B90 °
X
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WHISPER2 - very highCLUSTER-D90 °
X
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CER Important note3 - highCASSIOPE80.97 °
X
XXXXXXX
X
TPMU Important note4 - fairPROBA-206:00 asc
X
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All instruments for measuring Ionospheric Radio Absorption
Instruments Relevance Operational limitations
CERTO1 - primary
CERTO/TBB1 - primary
CITRIS1 - primary
LAERTES1 - primary
MAYAK1 - primary
RFB1 - primary
RPI1 - primary
WHISPER2 - very high
CER3 - high
TPMU4 - fair