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A preliminary study of extended magnetic field structures in the ionosphere

A preliminary study of extended magnetic field structures in the ionosphere

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Plasma Fusion Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Cambridge, Mass, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ionosphere.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames D. Sullivan, Barton G. Lane, and Richard S. Post.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 181004., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-181004.
    ContributionsLane, Barton G., Post, Richard S., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17682560M

    Strong magnetic anomalies have been detected over the south hemisphere of Mars. The Mars missions prior to Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) detected no appreciable magnetic field around the planet, which led to the conclusion that the Martian core field is weaker than Earth's by more than an order of magnitude. the titles of these reports are: diurnal distribution of active periods of magnetic disturbances at high latitudes preliminary results of the study of magnetic storms during the first months of the igy program; magnetic field of magnetic disturbances in the arctic and antarctic regions; preliminary results obtained during a study of the.

    The properties of solar activity parameters and the use of GPS derived ionospheric TEC as a tool for investigation of the ionosphere are explained in detail under the current research work. The study shows that the ionospheric variability is well coupled with solar activity parameters and phase of solar activity also. Pennsylvania State University, Ionosphere Research Laboratory records, Collection Overview. Determination of Electron Density Distribution of an Ionosphere Layer in Presence of an External Magnetic Field, Preliminary Study of Sunrise Effects in D-Region,

    antisolar flow occurs essentially on open magnetic field and sunward flow on closed field. For this preliminary study the conductivity enhancement, simulating the HANE plume plasma, was inserted in the northern polar ionosphere just poleward of the afternoon-evening Region 1 current sheet at magnetic latitude and at an hour angle of Author: J A Fedder, J G Lyon. Example of the magnetic field line tracing for the storm of 12–15 October The figure shows time evolution (colored from black to orange) of the magnetic field lines passing through the point {XSM=−, YSM=0, and ZSM=RE}. (top and middle) The lines in meridional and equatorial projections, respectively.


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A preliminary study of extended magnetic field structures in the ionosphere Download PDF EPUB FB2

The entire configuration is moving through the partially ionized F-layer of the ionosphere at a speed slow compared to the local Alfven speed but fast compared to the ion sound speed.

The ambient plasma crosses the extended field structure in a time short compared to the ion Larmor period yet long relative to the electron Larmor period. Get this from a library. A preliminary study of extended magnetic field structures in the ionosphere. [James D Sullivan; Barton Lane; Richard S Post; United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. duction of such an extended magnetic field structure into low earth orbit raises a number of interesting plasma physics issues. For example, the ASTROHAG magnet would create an extended magnet field whose strength drops to the ambient level of.3 G over a scale length of approximately 10 m.

The combined. It can influence the transport of mass, momentum, and energy from solar wind and the magnetosphere to the ionosphere and can also influence the equilibrium structure of the ionosphere, as well as the plasma dynamics and particle energization at many locations in. Structure of the Neutral Atmosphere and the Ionosphere The Earth's Magnetic Field and Magnetosphere References Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Ionospheric Plasma Dynamics The Basic Fluid Equations Steady-State Ionospheric Plasma Motions Due to Applied Forces Generation of Electric Fields Electric Field MappingBook Edition: 1.

The Stare radar system is described and its measurements of the pulsation electric field in the ionosphere outlined. It has been established that this electric field is entirely consistent with the field of a hydro-magnetic field-line resonance.

The rotation of the pulsation magnetic field through 90° by the ionosphere is by: 9. The preliminary results are discussed in continuity, considering the VTEC variations and foF2 and h’F parameters, which are compared with the geomagnetic index Dst. Materials and Methods To analyze the effect of geomagnetic storm on the ionosphere, we used different types of data: • The Total Electron Content (TEC) of the ionosphere wasAuthor: Emília Correia, Amanda Junqueira Paz.

The spectra of horizontal magnetic and electric components reveal a spectral multiband structure in the upper ionosphere. The form of spectra depends significantly on the horizontal distance ρ from the source: spectral peaks associated. 1 Introduction. It is known that in the equatorial and low‐latitude regions the ionospheric plasma distribution and dynamics are controlled by E and F region electrodynamic processes (e.g., Fejer,; Heelis, ).During magnetically quiet periods of time, the low‐latitude ionosphere is shielded from high‐latitude electric field by the action of region 2 field‐aligned currents.

In the upper regions of the ionosphere, beginning several hundred kilometres above Earth’s surface and extending tens of thousands of kilometres into space, is the magnetosphere, a region where the behaviour of charged particles is strongly affected by the magnetic fields of Earth and the Sun. Electron density profiles in the ionosphere and exosphere: proceedings of a NATO advanced institute / a A preliminary study of extended magnetic field structures in the ionosphere [microform] / James D.

Sulli. Electron density profiles in the ionosphere and exosphere: proceedings of a NATO advanced institute / a A preliminary study of extended magnetic field structures in the ionosphere [microform] / James D. Sulli The worldwide ionospheric data base [microform] / Dieter Bilitza.

A typical magnetic storm begins suddenly when the onrush of the front of the solar gas is halted by the earth's magnetic field. This effect (DCF field) is most markedly observed as a sudden increase of the horizontal component of the earth's field (the storm sudden commencement, abbreviated to ssc) like a step function.

Relationship between electric field and currents in the ionosphere and the geomagnetic Sq field Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres (A5) May. After a preliminary study of magnetopause crossings characteristics, in particular by determining the typical first proposed the idea that the Earth’s strong magnetic field would hold off the solar wind plasma, creating a cavity within which it would be confined.

solar wind plasma to the Earth’s ionosphere. This opening allow solar. Study of Ionospheric Irregularities in the F-Region During Geomagnetic Storms By Appa Rao Vegi Jimma University.

Abstract- The study of horizontal movements of small scale ionospheric irregularities at Waltair (dip N; E) using D 1 technique was started as early as I.G.Y. period. In this paper theFile Size: KB. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. During non-flow periods the main source of the magnetic anisotropy are anisotropic ion populations within the plasma sheet boundary layer (PSBL).

BBF-associated periods are characterized mainly by strong interaction of the plasma flow with the magnetic field. Energetic ions can The second step in the creation of the ionosphere is the undergo a charge exchange process, cross magnetic field reaction between ions, neutrals, and electrons to create dif- lines as a neutral and be re-ionized by a second charge ferent forms of ionization than that created by direct ioni- exchange.

Fig. (A) Magnetic field lines of two flux ropes (colored blue and orange) originating from the two unmasked regions of the 8-cm-diameter LaB 6 surface and contours of the rope current density are shown on the right.

The length along the z direction in this figure is 10 m. (B) Schematic of the experimental arrangement illustrating the background Cited by: 1. We show the results of a statistical study on the effects in the high-latitude ionosphere of abrupt variations of solar wind dynamic pressure, using Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) data in both hemispheres.

We find that, during periods of quiet ionospheric conditions, the amount of radar backscatter increases when a variation in the dynamic Cited by: 3.A long standing and vexing problem in magnetospheric physics is mapping the ionosphere to the magnetosphere.

To date almost all information on the topic has come from magnetic field mappings. Herein a complementary approach is tried: regions are identified based on the plasma characteristics as observed by low‐altitude by: A three-dimensional time-dependent model was used to study the ionization and plasma expansion characteristics of barium clouds released in the ionosphere.

Neutral gas clouds with a total mass of 1 kg were released with a spherical Gaussian density distribution. The subsequent photoionization by solar UV radiation and ion cloud expansion was.