Accession Number:

AD0734757

Title:

Secular Magnetic Variation and the Inner Proton Belt.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Apr-Jun 71,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

A comparison of characteristic time scales for the e-folding of proton energies suggests that the secular decrease of the geomagnetic dipole moment is a more important effect than radial diffusion over much of the inner zone. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE