The impact of energetic electron precipitation on mesospheric hydroxyl during a year of solar minimum

@article{Zawedde2016TheIO,
  title={The impact of energetic electron precipitation on mesospheric hydroxyl during a year of solar minimum},
  author={Annet Eva Zawedde and Hilde Nesse Tyss{\o}y and Robert Edward Hibbins and Patrick Joseph Espy and Linn-Kristine Glesnes {\O}degaard and Marit Irene Sandanger and Johan Stadsnes},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics},
  year={2016},
  volume={121},
  pages={5914 - 5929}
}
In 2008 a sequence of geomagnetic storms occurred triggered by high‐speed solar wind streams from coronal holes. Improved estimates of precipitating fluxes of energetic electrons are derived from measurements on board the NOAA/POES 18 satellite using a new analysis technique. These fluxes are used to quantify the direct impact of energetic electron precipitation (EEP) during solar minimum on middle atmospheric hydroxyl (OH) measured from the Aura satellite. During winter, localized longitudinal… 

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