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The Solar Energetic Particle Event of 6 May 1998

von Rosenvinge, T. T. and Cohen, C. M. S. and Christian, E. R. and Cummings, A. C. and Leske, R. A. and Mewaldt, R. A. and Slocum, P. L. and Stone, E. C. and Wiedenbeck, M. E. (2000) The Solar Energetic Particle Event of 6 May 1998. In: Acceleration and Transport of Energetic Particles Observed in the Heliosphere. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.528. American Institute of Physics , Melville, N.Y., pp. 111-114. ISBN 1-56396-951-3.

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The abundances of elements from helium to iron have been measured in more than a dozen moderate to large solar energetic particle (SEP) events using the Solar Isotope Spectrometer (SIS) on-board the Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE). Time variations within some of these events and from event to event have been reported previously. This paper presents an analysis of the event of 6 May 1998, for which relatively time-independent abundance ratios are found. This event has been considered to be an example of an impulsive event, a gradual event, and as a hybrid of the two. Difficulties with classifying this event are discussed.

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Christian, E. R.0000-0003-2134-3937
Cummings, A. C.0000-0002-3840-7696
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Additional Information:© 2000 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 15 September 2000. This research was supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the California Institute of Technology (under grant NAG5-6912), the Goddard Space Flight Center, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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Subject Keywords:solar cosmic ray particles, cosmic ray composition, element relative abundance, isotope relative abundance, shock wave effects, acceleration, data analysis
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Space Radiation Laboratory2000-22
Series Name:AIP Conference Proceedings
Issue or Number:528
Classification Code:PACS: 96.40.Fg; 95.85.Ry
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Official Citation:The solar energetic particle event of 6 May 1998 T. T. von Rosenvinge, C. M. S. Cohen, E. R. Christian, A. C. Cummings, R. A. Leske, R. A. Mewaldt, P. L. Slocum, E. C. Stone, and M. E. Wiedenbeck, AIP Conf. Proc. 528, 111 (2000), DOI:10.1063/1.1324291
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Deposited By: Ruth Sustaita
Deposited On:15 Dec 2011 17:56
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