Space & Atmospheric Sciences


Atmospheric Science is the investigation of the earth's gaseous envelope. Experiments performed at Arecibo measure upper atmosphere composition, temperature and densities in order to understand the controlling physical processes. The Arecibo Radio Telescope can measure the growth and decay of disturbances in the changing layers of charged particles which populate the region known as the ionosphere ( altitudes above 30 miles ). The "big dish" is also used to study plasma physics processes in the electrically charged regions of the earth's atmosphere. where radio waves are influenced most.




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SAS Group


Edvier Cabassa

Data Analyst
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Dr. Christiano Brum

SAS Deputy Director
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Alfredo Santoni-Ruiz

Transmitter Engineer
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Pedrina Terra dos Santos

Senior Research Associate
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Dr. Jonathan S. Friedman

Senior Research Associate
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Dr. Elianna Nossa

Research Associate
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Eva Robles

Data Analyst / Programmer
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Dr. Jens Lautenbach

Senior Research Scientist
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Dr. Shikha Raizada

Senior Research Associate
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Eframir Franco-Diaz

Optics & Radar Technician
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Dr. Nestor Aponte

Research Associate
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Dr. Michael Sulzer

Head Radar Science