• Low latitude airglow

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      Airglow; earth’s atmosphere; F region; irregularities and dynamics; mesospheric; temperatures

    • Abstract

       

      Tropical airglow work during the last few years is reviewed. Airglow instrumentation is becoming more complex. Some of these sophisticated airglow experiments giving important information about the upper atmosphere such as ionospheric F region electron density, height of maximum electron density, dynamics of and irregularities in the F region, mesospheric neutral temperature and its variation, dynamics of mesospheric, etc. are mentioned. At the end some problems which could be tackled in near future with airglow techniques have been suggested.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      P V Kulkarni1

      1. Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad - 380 009, India
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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