Cover: Cause of the Preliminary Reverse Impulse of Storms.

Cause of the Preliminary Reverse Impulse of Storms.

Published 1962

by Ernest H. Vestine, J. W. Kern

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A discussion of hypothetical ionospheric-current systems that may occur during a geomagnetic storm. These systems arise from the compression of the outer geomagnetic field resulting from the impact of a solar stream. The study clarifies several prior viewpoints concerning the onset, or sudden beginning, of magnetic storms.

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