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aer·on·o·my

 (â-rŏn′ə-mē)
n.
The study of the upper atmosphere, especially of regions of ionized gas.

aer·on′o·mer n.
aer′o·nom′ic, aer′o·nom′i·cal adj.
aer·on′o·mist n.
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aeronomic

(ˌɛərəˈnɒmɪk)
adj
(Astronomy) of or relating to the study of the upper atmosphere
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AFFILIATIONS: Chronis--Earth System Science Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama; Briggs, Connaughton, and Stanbro--Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama; Priftis--Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama; Brundell--Department of Physics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand; Holzworth--Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Heckman--Earth Networks, Germantown, Maryland; McBreen and Fitzpatrick--School of Physics, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
"For the first time, we're actually going to be able to put our hands in the interstellar medium and ask what it does and what characteristics it possesses," said Gary Zank, director of the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research.