The spread-F equator

Singleton D.G. (1963) The spread-F equator. Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 25 3: 121-149.

Author Singleton D.G.
Title The spread-F equator
Journal name Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics
ISSN 0021-9169
Publication date 1963-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 25
Issue 3
Start page 121
End page 149
Total pages 29
Subject 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media
1908 Geophysics
Abstract An explanation of the position of the spread-F equator under sunspot maximum and sunspot minimum conditions is put forward. This explanation is based on the theory of spread-F irregularity production by Martyn amplification of irregularities initiated by hydromagnetic waves. It is shown that consideration of the spatial distribution of F-region critical frequency, height, and vertical motion in conjunction with the variation with latitude and season of hydromagnetic wave illumination of the upper ionosphere allows the position of the spread-F equator to bo predicted.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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