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Observations of ionospheric F layer quadruple stratification near equatorial region

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Author(s):
Tardelli, A. [1] ; Fagundes, P. R. [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Vale Paraiba, Sao Jose Dos Campos - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS; v. 120, n. 1, p. 834-840, JAN 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 6
Abstract

This paper presents and discusses the occurrence of F layer quadruple stratification (StF-1, StF-2, StF-3, and StF-4) during southern hemisphere winter season (June, July, and August 2002) and high solar activity condition, which was observed at Palmas (10.3 degrees S, 48.3 degrees W; dip latitude 5.5 degrees Snear equatorial region), Brazilian sector. This is the first time that the formation of F layer quadruple stratification (StF-1, StF-2, StF-3, and StF-4) has been reported in the South American sector. The StF-4 has a short lifetime compared with triple stratification/F-3 layer, and it is antecedent and followed by triple/F-3 layer stratification. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/08445-9 - Study of day-to-day variability of the mesosphere, thermosphere and ionosphere at low latitude and equatorial region, during the solar cycle 24
Grantee:Paulo Roberto Fagundes
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants