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Fine structure of the polar ionosphere in the midnight auroral zone during substorm activity: relationship between auroral electrojets, riometer absorption, auroral luminosity, ionospheric conductivity, and field-aligned currents
Author(s): A. L. Kotikov; q. M. Shishkina; Oleg A. Troshichev
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Paper Abstract

Magnetometer and riometer data from the Kara sea meridian stations, VIKING image data, and DMSP F7 spacecraft particle detectors data for substorms on April 5, and 9, 1986 have been used to examine relation of filamentary structure of the westward electrojet to auroral absorption, aurorae, and ionospheric conductivity in the midnight auroral zone. Good correspondence between all these phenomena has been established.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 November 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2050, Airglow and Aurora, (23 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164813
Show Author Affiliations
A. L. Kotikov, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (Russia)
q. M. Shishkina, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (Russia)
Oleg A. Troshichev, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2050:
Airglow and Aurora
Sergej Leontyev, Editor(s)

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