Accession Number:

ADA123381

Title:

Auroral High Latitude Morphology and Dynamics.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 16 Feb 79-16 Jun 82,

Corporate Author:

ALASKA UNIV FAIRBANKS GEOPHYSICAL INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-09-16

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

Geomagnetic storms arise from a large-scale electrical discharge process surrounding the earth and it has been known that they are one of the most serious natural hazards to the Defense Systems. One possible solution to this hazard is 1 to forecast accurately the occurrence and intensity of geomagnetic storms, 2 to alert all warning systems which would fail during geomagnetic storms, and 3 to mobilize emergency systems to supplement them. Thus, the accuracy of forecasting the occurrence and intensity of geomagnetic storms is of utmost importance. Reliable forecasting would be able to reduce drastically expenses involved in mobilizing these emergency systems. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Geomagnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE