Whitepaper #297 in the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024-2033. Main topics: space weather applications; basic research. Additional topics: space weather research/operations/research loop; space weather research/applications/operations pipeline; […]
Discussed here is a new capability that allows the deployment of GPS receivers on ocean buoys, a capability first deployed in 2018. Also discussed in a possible array deployment of receivers in a longitudinal array that will help ameliorate the dearth of data over ocean regions that hinders the comprehensive modeling and characterization of the ionosphere.