Proc. IAU volume 13, issue S335, P151-158 2017 DOI: 10.1017/s174392131700919x View full text
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Aziza Bounhir, Zouhair Benkhaldoun, Jonathan J. Makela, Mohamed Kaab, Brian Harding, Daniel J. Fisher, Amine Lagheryeb, Malki Khalifa, Khaoula Elbouyahyaoui, Mohamed Lazrek, Ahmed Daassou

Abstract: AbstractThis paper presents the thermospheric winds and temperature properties measured with a Fabry-Pérot interferometer (FPI) over Oukaimeden observatory (31.2°N, 7.8°W, 22.8°N magnetic) in Morocco. After Three years of successful functioning from 2014 to 2017, we can address the seasonal behavior of the temperature and the winds (vertical, zonal and meridional). The dependence of the thermospheric winds and temperature on the solar cycle is also presented. The day-to-day variations of the quiet time wind pa…

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