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16th International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy (ISEA-16), 2022

Earth, Planets and Space is seeking submissions for a Special Issue on “16th International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy (ISEA-16), 2022 ISEA".

The International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy has a long history of being the primary international meeting on equatorial aeronomy since 1962. The 16th International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy (ISEA-16) was held 12-16 September 2022 at Kyoto University, Japan and zoom hybrid. 70 participants attended in person, and 63 participants attended virtually (from institutions of 24 different nations). The symposium was successfully completed with high international representation even during COVID- 19 pandemic. Current understanding and recent advances in different aspects of equatorial and low-latitude atmospheric and ionospheric research as well as future trends and opportunities were presented and discussed during the symposium. We would like to prepare a special issue of papers from this symposium. We agree to papers being evaluated and published according to EPS’s normal review process. Further information about the proposed special issue is given below.

Topics of interest:
1. Equatorial E- and F-region irregularities: Cause and effects
2. Longitudinal/hemispheric variation of equatorial electrodynamics
3. Atmosphere-ionosphere vertical coupling at low- and mid-latitudes
4. Space weather effects at low- and mid-latitudes
5. Recent advances in instrumentation and observation
6. Application of numerical techniques for aeronomy
7. Future trends, opportunities, and challenges in low-latitude aeronomy

Submission Instructions
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission Guidelines. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Earth, Planets and Space submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate special issue in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the special issue on '16th International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy (ISEA-16), 2022'.  All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Submission Deadline: 31 May 2023

Lead Guest Editor

Tatsuhiro Yokoyama      
Kyoto University, Japan

Guest Editors    

Jeffrey Klenzing
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

Marco A. Milla  
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru     

Claudia Stolle    
Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Germany

Duggirala Pallamraju
Physical Research Laboratory, India

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  1. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano on 15 January 2022 significantly impacted the lower and upper atmosphere globally. Using multi-instrument observations, we described disturbances from the ...

    Authors: E. E. Pacheco, J. P. Velasquez, R. Flores, L. Condori, G. Fajardo, K. Kuyeng, D. E. Scipion, M. Milla, J. F. Conte, F. L. Poblet, J. L. Chau, J. Suclupe, R. Rojas and E. Manay
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2024 76:79
  2. This work shows a 3-year climatology of the horizontal components of the solar diurnal tide, obtained from wind measurements made by a multistatic specular meteor radar (SIMONe) located in Jicamarca, Peru (12

    Authors: Jose Suclupe, Jorge L. Chau, J. Federico Conte, Marco Milla, N. M. Pedatella and K. Kuyeng
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:186
  3. The occurrence of equatorial spread F (ESF) has the potential to detrimentally impact space-based technological systems. This study investigates the utility of ionosondes in forecasting the incidence of post-s...

    Authors: Prayitno Abadi, Umar Ali Ahmad, Yuichi Otsuka, Punyawi Jamjareegulgarn, Alif Almahi, Septi Perwitasari, Slamet Supriadi, Wendi Harjupa and Reza Rendian Septiawan
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:185
  4. A giant ionospheric hole was simultaneously detected in the in situ measurements of FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2 (F7/C2), Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON), Swarm missions, and ground-based total electron content ...

    Authors: Jong-Min Choi, Charles Chien-Hung Lin, P. K. Rajesh, Jia-Ting Lin, Marty Chou, Young-Sil Kwak and Shih-Ping Chen
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:184
  5. Equatorial plasma bubble (EPB) is a phenomenon characterized by depletions in ionospheric plasma density being formed during post-sunset hours. The ionospheric irregularities can lead to disruptions in trans-i...

    Authors: Thananphat Thanakulketsarat, Pornchai Supnithi, Lin Min Min Myint, Kornyanat Hozumi and Michi Nishioka
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:161
  6. The explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on 15 January 2022 generated atmospheric waves traveling around the Earth, which caused ionospheric disturbances on various spatio-temporal scale...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Nakata, Keisuke Hosokawa, Susumu Saito, Yuichi Otsuka and Ichoro Tomizawa
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:158
  7. High-Frequency Doppler (HFD) sounders at low-latitudes often detect characteristic oblique spreading Doppler traces in the spectrogram, known as Oblique Spread Structure (OSS). OSS has been expected to be gene...

    Authors: Hiromi Sejima, Keisuke Hosokawa, Hiroyuki Nakata, Jaroslav Chum, Chien-Hung Lin and Jia-Ting Lin
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:156
  8. It has long been known that field-aligned irregularities within equatorial plasma bubbles (EPBs) can cause long-range propagation of radio waves in the VHF frequencies such as those used for TV broadcasting th...

    Authors: Keisuke Hosokawa, Susumu Saito, Hiroyuki Nakata, Chien-Hung Lin, Jia-Ting Lin, Pornchai Supnithi, Ichiro Tomizawa, Jun Sakai, Toru Takahashi, Takuya Tsugawa, Michi Nishioka and Mamoru Ishii
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:152
  9. The ionosphere suffers major perturbations during severe space weather events such as Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs), solar flares, high-speed streams, and Corotating Interaction Regions (CIRs). The ionosphere ...

    Authors: Tshimangadzo Merline Matamba, Donald W. Danskin, Rendani R. Nndanganeni and Mpho Tshisaphungo
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:142
  10. Interaction between Equatorial Plasma Bubbles (EPBs) and midnight Brightness wave (MBW) was observed over Bom Jesus da Lapa (13.3° S, 43.5° W; Quasi-Dipole geomagnetic latitude of 14.1° S), using OI 630 nm all...

    Authors: Cosme Alexandre Oliveira Barros Figueiredo, Rodrigo A. Miranda, Cristiano Max Wrasse, Hisao Takahashi, Diego Barros, Fábio Egito, Geângelo de Matos Rosa and Antonio Hélder Rodrigues Sampaio
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:141
  11. This study estimates the scale sizes of the plasma density irregularities and the longitudinal width associated with equatorial plasma bubbles (EPBs) in equatorial and low-latitude regions. By analyzing amplit...

    Authors: Khanitin Seechai, Lin Min Min Myint, Kornyanat Hozumi, Michi Nishioka, Susumu Saito, Mamoru Yamamoto and Pornchai Supnithi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:127
  12. We describe a mode for two-dimensional UHF (445 MHz) radar observations of F-region irregularities using the 14-panel version of the advanced modular incoherent scatter radar (AMISR-14). We also present and discu...

    Authors: F. S. Rodrigues, M. A. Milla, D. Scipion, J. M. Apaza, K. M. Kuyeng, J. Sousasantos, A. A. Massoud and C. Padin
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:120
  13. The predictability of the nighttime equatorial spread-F (ESF) occurrences is essential to the ionospheric disturbance warning system. In this work, we propose ESF forecasting models using two deep learning tec...

    Authors: Phimmasone Thammavongsy, Pornchai Supnithi, Lin Min Min Myint, Kornyanat Hozumi and Donekeo Lakanchanh
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:118
  14. Ionospheric structure is characterized by the space–time variation of electron density. However, our understanding of the physical processes that initiate and sustain intermediate-scale structure development d...

    Authors: Charles Rino, Tatsuhiro Yokoyama and Charles Carrano
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:64
  15. The impact of strong and weak stratospheric polar vortices on geomagnetic semidiurnal solar and lunar tides is investigated during Northern Hemisphere (NH) winters using ground-based magnetic field observation...

    Authors: Sunil Kumar, Tarique A. Siddiqui, Claudia Stolle, Nicholas M. Pedatella and Duggirala Pallamraju
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:52