10. The Early History of Upper Atmospheric Physics Research in Antarctica

  1. L. J. Lanzerotti and
  2. C. G. Park
  1. C. Stewart Gillmor

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR029p0236

Upper Atmosphere Research in Antarctica

Upper Atmosphere Research in Antarctica

How to Cite

Gillmor, C. S. (1978) The Early History of Upper Atmospheric Physics Research in Antarctica, in Upper Atmosphere Research in Antarctica (eds L. J. Lanzerotti and C. G. Park), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR029p0236

Author Information

  1. Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 06457

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1978

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901411

Online ISBN: 9781118664759

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Keywords:

  • Geophysical research—Antarctic regions;
  • Atmosphere, Upper—Research—Antarctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geophysics in the Antarctic

  • Early Attempts at Photographing the Aurora Australis

  • Longwave Radio Propagation in Antarctica

  • The First Polar Ionospheric Echo-Sounding Research

  • The First Polar VLF Observations

  • The Beginnings of Antarctic Cosmic Ray Studies

  • Conclusions