Ionospheric and thermospheric responses during August 1972 storms — A review

  title={Ionospheric and thermospheric responses during August 1972 storms — A review},
  author={S. Matsushita},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
Various reports of ionospheric responses during the August 1972 storm events are reviewed with respect to the phenomena in three major world sectors, N-S America, Afro-Europe, and Austro-Asia, in order to have a global picture. Emphasized highlights are (1) extensive investigation of the sudden increase of the total electron content estimated from Faraday-rotation measurements of satellite signals; (2) a dramatic upward surge above 300 km altitude, soon after a flare, measured by the Millstone… Expand
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