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Title: Morning sector drift-bounce resonance driven ULF waves observed in artificially-induced HF radar backscatter
Authors: Baddeley, L. J.
Yeoman, Timothy Kenneth
Wright, D. M.
Davies, J. A.
Trattner, K. J.
Roeder, J. L.
First Published: 30-Sep-2002
Presented at: 10th International EISCAT Workshop, TOKYO, JAPAN
Start Date: 23-Jul-2001
End Date: 27-Jul-2001
Publisher: Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union
Citation: Annales Geophysicae, 2002, 20 (9), pp. 1487-1498 (12)
Abstract: HF radar backscatter, which has been artificially-induced by a high power RF facility such as the EISCAT heater at Tromsø, has provided coherent radar ionospheric electric field data of unprecedented temporal resolution and accuracy. Here such data are used to investigate ULF wave processes observed by both the CUTLASS HF radars and the EISCAT UHF radar. Data from the SP-UK-OUCH experiment have revealed small-scale (high azimuthal wave number, m <approx> -45) waves, predominantly in the morning sector, thought to be brought about by the drift-bounce resonance processes. Conjugate observations from the Polar CAM-MICE instrument indicate the presence of a non-Maxwellian ion distribution function. Further statistical analysis has been undertaken, using the Polar TIMAS instrument, to reveal the prevalence and magnitude of the non-Maxwellian energetic particle populations thought to be responsible for generating these wave types.
DOI Link: 10.5194/angeo-20-1487-2002
ISSN: 0992-7689
eISSN: 1432-0576
Links: http://www.ann-geophys.net/20/1487/2002/
http://hdl.handle.net/2381/36669
Version: Publisher Version
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Conference Paper
Rights: Copyright © Author(s) 2002. This work is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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