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|Title:||High-latitude HF Doppler observations of ULF waves: 2. Waves with small spatial scale sizes|
|Authors:||Wright, D. M.|
Yeoman, Tim K.
|Publisher:||European Geosciences Union (EGU), Copernicus Publications, Springer Verlag (Germany)|
|Citation:||ANNALES GEOPHYSICAE-ATMOSPHERES HYDROSPHERES AND SPACE SCIENCES, 1999, 17 (7), pp. 868-876|
|Abstract:||The DOPE (Doppler Pulsation Experiment) HF Doppler sounder located near Tromsø, Norway (geographic: 69.6°N 19.2°E; L = 6.3) is deployed to observe signatures, in the high-latitude ionosphere, of magnetospheric ULF waves. A type of wave has been identified which exhibits no simultaneous ground magnetic signature. They can be subdivided into two classes which occur in the dawn and dusk local time sectors respectively. They generally have frequencies greater than the resonance fundamentals of local field lines. It is suggested that these may be the signatures of high-m ULF waves where the ground magnetic signature has been strongly attenuated as a result of the scale size of the waves. The dawn population demonstrate similarities to a type of magnetospheric wave known as giant (Pg) pulsations which tend to be resonant at higher harmonics on magnetic field lines. In contrast, the waves occurring in the dusk sector are believed to be related to the storm-time Pc5s previously reported in VHF radar data. Dst measurements support these observations by indicating that the dawn and dusk classes of waves occur respectively during geomagnetically quiet and more active intervals.|
|Rights:||Archived with reference to SHERPA/RoMEO and publisher website. © European Geosciences Union 1999. Version of record: http://www.ann-geophys.net/17/868/1999/angeo-17-868-1999.html|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy|
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