The Ionosphere and Upper Atmosphere

  1. Steven T. Suess and
  2. Bruce T. Tsurutani
  1. A.D. Richmond

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP050p0035

From the Sun: Auroras, Magnetic Storms, Solar Flares, Cosmic Rays

From the Sun: Auroras, Magnetic Storms, Solar Flares, Cosmic Rays

How to Cite

Richmond, A.D. (1998) The Ionosphere and Upper Atmosphere, in From the Sun: Auroras, Magnetic Storms, Solar Flares, Cosmic Rays (eds S. T. Suess and B. T. Tsurutani), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP050p0035

Author Information

  1. High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902920

Online ISBN: 9781118665305

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Keywords:

  • Sun;
  • Solar wind

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Ionosphere

  • The Conducting Upper Atmosphere

  • Sources of Ionospheric Electric Fields and Currents

  • Inferences from Observations of Dynamo Effects