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Ionization Effect of Solar Particle Gle Events in Low and Middle Atmosphere : Volume 10, Issue 12 (14/12/2010)

By Usoskin, I. G.

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Title: Ionization Effect of Solar Particle Gle Events in Low and Middle Atmosphere : Volume 10, Issue 12 (14/12/2010)  
Author: Usoskin, I. G.
Volume: Vol. 10, Issue 12
Language: English
Subject: Science, Atmospheric, Chemistry
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection (Contemporary), Copernicus GmbH
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2010
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

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Mironova, I. A., Tylka, A. J., Kovaltsov, G. A., Dietrich, W. F., & Usoskin, I. G. (2010). Ionization Effect of Solar Particle Gle Events in Low and Middle Atmosphere : Volume 10, Issue 12 (14/12/2010). Retrieved from http://worldlibrary.org/


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Description: Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory (Oulu unit), University of Oulu, Finland. Using a new reconstruction of the solar proton energy spectra for Ground Level Enhancement (GLE) events, based on fits to measurements from ground-based and satellite-borne instruments covering a wide energy range, we quantitatively evaluate the possible ionization effects in the low and middle atmosphere for 58 out of the 66 GLE events recorded by the world-wide neutron monitor network since 1956. The ionization computations are based on the numerical 3-D CRAC:CRII model. A table of the ionization effect caused by the GLE events at different atmospheric heights is provided. It is shown that the direct ionization effect is negligible or even negative, due to the accompanying Forbush decreases, in all low- and mid-latitude regions. The ionization effect is important only in the polar atmosphere, where it can be dramatic in the middle and upper atmosphere (above 30 km) during major GLE events.

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Ionization effect of solar particle GLE events in low and middle atmosphere

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