Red Sprites and Blue Jets: Transient Electrical Effects of Thunderstorms on the Middle and Upper Atmospheres

  1. Steven T. Suess and
  2. Bruce T. Tsurutani
  1. D.D. Sentman and
  2. E.M. Wescott

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP050p0045

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

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

How to Cite

Sentman, D.D. and Wescott, E.M. (1998) Red Sprites and Blue Jets: Transient Electrical Effects of Thunderstorms on the Middle and Upper Atmospheres, 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/SP050p0045

Author Information

  1. Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775.

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:

  • New High-Altitude Electrical Phenomena

  • Middle and Upper Atmospheric Flashes

  • Mechanisms

  • Current Research

  • Concluding Remarks