Accession Number : AD0721081

Title :   On the Distributions of Plasmas and Electric Fields over the Auroral Zones and Polar Caps,

Corporate Author : IOWA UNIV IOWA CITY DEPT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s) : Frank,L. A. ; Gurnett,D. S.

Report Date : FEB 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : Simultaneous observations of DC electric fields and low-energy charged particles at low altitudes over the earth's auroral zones and polar caps were obtained with the satellite Injun 5. Several of the principal results for the evening and dawn local time sectors are summarized.

Descriptors :   (*MAGNETOSPHERE, PLASMAS(PHYSICS)), AURORAE, MAGNETIC STORMS, ELECTRON DENSITY, CONVECTION(ATMOSPHERIC), IONOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES, POLAR REGIONS, ELECTRIC FIELDS

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE