ICE CAP Analysis: Mechanisms for Energy Deposit in the Auroral Ionosphere.
LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC PALO ALTO CALIF PALO ALTO RESEARCH LAB
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The purpose of the investigation is to provide analytical support to the ICE CAP program with respect to defining the possible sources of energy input to the auroral region ionosphere and their relative importance to the optical emission measurements made during Operation ICE CAP experiments. Topics discussed include energy deposit by precipitating electrons Joule heating and, detection and measurement of wavelike disturbances.
- Atmospheric Physics