News: Honours Projects - Andrew MacKinnon

Transient Weather Events

Honours project: Integration of data from multiple instruments to determine the origins of recurring and transient weather events in the Adelaide area.

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Using Satellite Detections to Monitor the Ionosphere

Honours project: Refining satellite detection techniques using a large radar north of Adelaide to develop new ways to measure the amount of plasma in the upper atmosphere and compare the results with other methods.

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GPS Measurements from Ground & Space

Honours project: Use of GPS measurements from dual-frequency GPS receivers to study variation in electron density in the ionosphere and atmospheric water vapour.

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Evolution of Interplanetary Dust Orbits

Honours project: Computational modelling of the trajectories of small objects in orbits around stars enables a better understanding of the evolution of planetary systems and interplanetary dust.

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Radio Astronomy at 55 MHZ

Honours projects: Students will gain experience in radio interferometry techniques which underpin major astronomy programs in Australia such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

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Cloud Studies Using High Power Eye-Safe Laser Radar

Honours project: This project explores the use of blended control strategies to optimize the performance of advanced lasers.

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