Solar radio bursts, phenomenon that often accompany CME, solar flares and other solar events, can be detected on earth and used in the prediction of solar weather that affects earth systems in several ways. As part of the NREIP Program supporting the Naval Research Laboratory, Remote Sensing Division, approximately ten interns participated in the analysis of data collected by DLITE and WAVES radio data. Data from DLITE is often used as a complement to data from WAVES due to differences in frequency range and resolution. The analysis helps to correlate the DLITE data with the data collected from other sources. This is important because using data from solar weather to predict effects on earth will help mitigate the potential problems that solar weather can cause for earth-based systems such as power grids, GPS systems and electronic communication.
Kazor, Jonathan M. and Kooi, Jason
"Solar Radio Bursts —Deployable Low-band Ionosphere and Transients Experiment (DLITE) Arrays,"
Macalester Journal of Physics and Astronomy: Vol. 11:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.macalester.edu/mjpa/vol11/iss1/8