Morphologic structure and possible sources of the AGW generation in ionosphere
|1Skorokhod, ТV |
1Ariel University, Israel
|Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2011, 17 ;(2):61-67|
|Publication Language: Russian|
Acoustic-gravity waves (AGW) in the thermosphere are investigated on the basis of observation data from the Dynamics Explorer 2 satellite. It is shown that the planetary AGW distribution consists of regular and sporadic components. A catalogue of AGW waveforms is compiled. Possible surface sources of the AGW generation, namely, tropical cyclones, rocket launchings and earthquakes are investigated. Our statistical analysis reveals no correlation between the AGW generation and tropical cyclones as well as rocket launchings, but it shows some possible relation between the AGW generation and earthquakes.
|Keywords: acoustic-gravity waves, regular and sporadic components, sources generation|
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