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UK EISCAT: Step by Step

Some notes on the purpose of these pages.
1: What you should already know
A brief outline of the things that you should already be familiar with before starting to use this guide.
2: The RAL EISCAT Computers
A basic description of our computer systems.
3: Getting Started
Instructions on how to get an account on our machines and some advice on how to set up your user area.
4: How to get at the data
A high-level description of how to get to the EISCAT data.
5: Querying the catalogue
How to use the catalogues to find the data you are interested in.
6: Accessing the EISCAT raw data
Notes on how to access the EISCAT raw data.
7: Using unix pipes
How to construct pipeline processes for data handling, using unix pipes.
8: Integrating raw data
How to integrate (or dis-integrate!) EISCAT raw data.
9: Visualising raw data
How to plot raw or integrated EISCAT data.
10: Analysing Raw Data
How to turn raw data into plasma parameters.
11: Working with Analysed Data
How to plot and work with analysed data files.
12: Databases
Notes on the existing databases containing EISCAT data, and how to retrieve data from them.
13: Format conversions
Notes on the various different data formats used by EISCAT, and how to convert between them.
14: Plotting analysed data
How to plot EISCAT analysed data
15: Derived Parameters
Constructing derived parameters from the initial analysed EISCAT data.
16: The Dynasonde
How to get data from the Dynasonde, and how to use them to scale EISCAT data.
17: Help and Training
How to get help, and where to get further training in using EISCAT.