On the consequence of a tropospheric CH4 increase to the exospheric density
Article first published online: 21 SEP 2012
Copyright 1986 by the American Geophysical Union.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012)
Volume 91, Issue D2, page 2843, 20 February 1986
How to Cite
1986), On the consequence of a tropospheric CH4 increase to the exospheric density, J. Geophys. Res., 91(D2), 2843–2843, doi:10.1029/JD091iD02p02843.(
- Issue published online: 21 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 21 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 27 SEP 1985
- Manuscript Received: 1 AUG 1985
It is argued that the past increase in tropospheric CH4 of about 1 ppm should have caused an increase in the exospheric H atom concentration by about 30%, with a corresponding increase in the total density in the hydrogen-dominated part of the exosphere.