Accession Number : AD1034440


Title :   Formation and Decay of the Inner Electron Radiation Belt


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,30 Jun 2014,30 Dec 2016


Corporate Author : University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder United States


Personal Author(s) : Li,Xinlin


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1034440.pdf


Report Date : 09 Jan 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 46


Abstract : The distribution of radiation belt electrons and protons have been studied using data from the Van Allen Probes satellites and from TheColorado Student Space Weather Experiment. They have shown there is no steady population of trapped electrons above 1.6 MeV anddescribed in detail the distribution of trapped protons. The results will aid in improving radiation environment specifications models forsatellite design.


Descriptors :   radiation , electrons , PROTONS , charged particles , earth orbits , magnetic fields


Subject Categories : Astrophysics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE