Accession Number : AD0775985

Title :   Investigation of the Nature of Magnetic Field Phenomena in the Ionosphere.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Nov 70-31 Jul 73,

Corporate Author : WESTON OBSERVATORY MASS

Personal Author(s) : Somers,Robert A.

Report Date : 31 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : The construction and testing of portions of sounding rocket payloads and the engineering services furnished for auroral zone magnetic field measurements are summarized. Operation and calibration of the component magnetic observatory and the low field coil facility required for payload design and check out are discussed. Plans for future operations and a statement of contract value are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Atmospheric sounding, *Ionosphere, *Geomagnetism, Sounding rockets, Payload, Magnetometers, Magnetic fields, Ionospheric disturbances

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Geomagnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE