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Precipitating Electrons: Evidence For Effects On Mesospheric Odd Nitrogen

Callis, Linwood B. and Boughner, Robert E. and Baker, Daniel N. and Mewaldt, Richard A. and Blake, J. Bernard and Selesnick, Richard S. and Cummings, Jay R. and Natarajan, Murali and Mason, Glenn M. and Mazur, Joseph E. (1994) Precipitating Electrons: Evidence For Effects On Mesospheric Odd Nitrogen. Geophysical Research Letters, 23 (15). pp. 1901-1904. ISSN 0094-8276. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140703-214946632

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Abstract

Observations of electron fluxes made by the PET and LICA instruments aboard SAMPEX have been used with NO measurements made by HALOE aboard UARS to provide evidence of mesospheric and lower thermospheric NO formation due to precipitating electrons. Results indicate significant NO increases from 70 to 120 km which are associated with the occurrence of enhanced electron populations in the outer trapping regions of the magnetosphere, 2.5 ≤ L ≤ 7, which precipitate into the atmosphere.


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Mason, Glenn M.0000-0003-2169-9618
Additional Information:Copyright 1996 by the American Geophysical Union. (received July 6, 1995; revised May 16, 1996; accepted May 21 1996.)
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