Accession Number : ADA207547

Title :   The Space Particle Environment.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA SPACE SCIENCES LAB

Personal Author(s) : Vampola, A L

PDF Url : ADA207547

Report Date : 28 Mar 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : This report is a tutorial covering the energetic charged particle environment in the earth's magnetosphere. It provides an overview of trapped particle morphology, the geometry of the trapping regions, the radiation environmental models, the current status of these models, and future modelling requirements. Keywords: Space environment; Van allen belts; Magnetosphere; Trapped radiation. (jhd)

Descriptors :   *MAGNETOSPHERE, *VAN ALLEN RADIATION BELT, CHARGED PARTICLES, ENERGETIC PROPERTIES, MODELS, MORPHOLOGY, PARTICLES, RADIATION, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, TRAPPING(CHARGED PARTICLES)

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE