Patterns of magnetospheric electron precipitation

Catchpoole J.R. (1967) Patterns of magnetospheric electron precipitation. Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 29 7: 819-827.

Author Catchpoole J.R.
Title Patterns of magnetospheric electron precipitation
Journal name Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics
ISSN 0021-9169
Publication date 1967-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 29
Issue 7
Start page 819
End page 827
Total pages 9
Language eng
Subject 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media
1908 Geophysics
Abstract Using an idealised magnetospheric-ionospheric circuit between conjugate points, a determination has been made of the relative, world-wide precipitation of magnetospheric electrons into the lower, denser atmosphere. The precipitation considered is that due to the superposition of a longitudinal electric field along the direction of the magnetic field lines. The patterns so found are thus an appropriate transformation of the controlling ionospheric wind velocity distribution used, suitably modified in accordance with the electric characteristics of the magnetospheric and ionospheric paths. Patterns are presented for the precipitation of electrons of various energies; an indication of the temporal variation of one of these is also given.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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