ECE2984_HW3_Tyler_Campos

ECE2984_HW3_Tyler_Campos - Tyler Campos ECE 2984 Homework 3...

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Tyler Campos ECE 2984 Homework 3 2) 11 degrees 3)100-1000 km 4) 85 km 5) photoionization and impact ionization 6) Marconi 7) E-Region 8) Atomic oxygen atoms 9) ring currents 10) The magnetic field is significantly stronger in the South American region versus other regions of the world 11) Most plasma in the plasmasphere comes from the ionosphere 12) The region where this can be measured is in the Radiation Belts 13) The upper atmosphere is much more variable because it more influenced by the sun’s shorter wavelength. 14) The higher the altitude in the stratosphere, the more the heat is absorbed by the Ozone EUV which yields a higher temperature. 15) Diffuse auroras contain low energy particles which produce a dull glow (pitch angle scattering.) Discrete auroras are usually brighter and contain high energy electrons that are accelerated by magnetic fields. 16) Space weather refers the conditions on the sun and the interactions with the space
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course ENGE 1114 taught by Professor Twknott during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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ECE2984_HW3_Tyler_Campos - Tyler Campos ECE 2984 Homework 3...

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