Whitepaper #331 in the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024-2033. Main topics: basic research; infrastructure/workforce/other programmatic. Additional topics: ground-based missions/projects; research tools and infrastructure; state of the […]
This paper highlights the significance of Arecibo Observatory, geomagnetically a mid-latitude while geographically a low latitude site with unique aeronomical consequences. Its unequaled location in terms of its proximity to Equatorial Ionization Anomaly (EIA), the conjugate point of South Atlantic Magnetic Anomaly (SAMA), cannot be debated and offers a bridge between equatorial and mid-latitudes.