Topside sounder | Article about topside sounder by The Free Dictionary
topside sounder[′täp‚sīd ¦sau̇n·dər]
A satellite designed to measure ion concentration in the ionosphere from above the ionosphere.
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The ionospheric topside electron density profile can be obtained from topside sounder
measurements or by theorematic models.