Midlatitude Ionospheric Dynamics and Disturbances: Introduction

  1. Paul M. Kintner Jr.,
  2. Anthea J. Coster,
  3. Tim Fuller-Rowell,
  4. Anthony J. Mannucci,
  5. Michel Mendillo and
  6. Roderick Heelis
  1. Paul M. Kintner Jr.1,
  2. Anthea J. Coster2,
  3. Tim Fuller-Rowell3,
  4. Anthony J. Mannucci4,
  5. Michael Mendillo5 and
  6. Roderick Heelis6

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/181GM02

Midlatitude Ionospheric Dynamics and Disturbances

Midlatitude Ionospheric Dynamics and Disturbances

How to Cite

Kintner, P. M., Coster, A. J., Fuller-Rowell, T., Mannucci, A. J., Mendillo, M. and Heelis, R. (2008) Midlatitude Ionospheric Dynamics and Disturbances: Introduction, in Midlatitude Ionospheric Dynamics and Disturbances (eds P. M. Kintner, A. J. Coster, T. Fuller-Rowell, A. J. Mannucci, M. Mendillo and R. Heelis), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/181GM02

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Haystack Observatory, Massachusetts Institute of, Technology, Westford, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 3

    Cires University of Colorado and Noaa Space Weather, Prediction Center, Boulder, Colorado, USA

  4. 4

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of, Technology, Pasadena, California, USA

  5. 5

    Center for Space Physics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  6. 6

    Hanson Center for Space Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904467

Online ISBN: 9781118666555

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Keywords:

  • >Ionosphere—Research;
  • Ionospheric storms;
  • Sudden ionospheric disturbances;
  • Space environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Midlatitude Ionospheric Storms

  • Electric Field Coupling from the Heliosphere and Inner Magnetosphere

  • Thermospheric Control of the Midlatitude Ionosphere

  • Ionospheric Gradients and Irregularities

  • Conclusions