Response of midlatitude D-region of the ionosphere on spe proton events

1Gokov, AM, 2Tyrnov, OF
1V.N. Karazin National University of Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
2V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2003, 9 ;(Supplement2):086-090
Publication Language: Russian
During the spe events, an experimentally observed increase in the electron concentration by more than 50–100% in the lower part of the midlatitude D region of the ionosphere (~ 70–80 km) for tens of minutes. The change in the ionization rate is estimated. On the basis of experimental data on changes in the electron concentration during periods of proton precipitation, the corresponding fluxes were estimated: 106–107 m – 2 s – 1, which are in good agreement with theoretical calculations.
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