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Atmospheric Tides

As thermal as gravitational tides have been studied using wind and airglow measurements at São João do Cariri.

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Planetary Waves

Using airglow and wind from a meteor radar, planetary waves have been studied at São João do Cariri since 2005.

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Equatorial Plasma Bubbles

Plasma bubbles are irregularities in the ionospheric F layer, which are generated by the Rayleigh-Taylor instability in the low latitudes. Those structures extend several kilmeters along the m

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Equatorial Ionization Anomaly

Using airglow images from the OI 6300, it is possible to observe the dynamics and structures of the Equatorial Ionization Anomaly (EIA).

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Gravity wave studies

Gravity waves have been observed at São João do Cariri since September 2000 using all sky CCD cameras. Several investigations have been done on the generation, propagations and dissip

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