Long‐Term Variations of Quasi‐Trapped and Trapped Electrons in the Inner Radiation Belt Observed by DEMETER and SAMPEX

  title={Long‐Term Variations of Quasi‐Trapped and Trapped Electrons in the Inner Radiation Belt Observed by DEMETER and SAMPEX},
  author={Kun Zhang and Xinlin Li and Zheng Xiang and Leng Ying Khoo and Hong Zhao and Mark D. Looper and Michael A. Temerin and J. A. Sauvaud},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics},
Electrons in the Earth's radiation belts can be categorized into three populations: precipitating, quasi‐trapped, and trapped. We use data from the Detection of Electro‐Magnetic Emissions Transmitted from Earthquake Regions (DEMETER) and Solar, Anomalous, and Magnetospheric Particle Explorer satellite (SAMPEX) missions and from ground‐based neutron monitors (NM) and sunspot observations to investigate the long‐term variation of quasi‐trapped and trapped sub‐MeV electrons on different L shells… 
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