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Cosmic Ray Influence on the Chemical Processes in the Atmosphere and Formation of Ozone Layer

  • Lev I. Dorman
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 303)

Abstract

Zeller et al. (1986) revealed a strong correlation between nitrate fallouts and great solar proton events by measuring abundances of nitrates in Antarctic snow. It was observed that the nitrate concentration peak for solar GLE (Ground Level Events) in August 1972 was 2-3 times as much as the mean level.

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Magnetic Cloud Ozone Layer Solar Energetic Particle Geomagnetic Disturbance Solar Proton 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lev I. Dorman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Israel Cosmic Ray Center, Space Weather Center, and Emilio Segrè ObservatoryTel Aviv University, Israel Space Agency, and TechnionQazrinIsrael
  2. 2.Cosmic Ray Department of IZMIRANRussian Academy of ScienceTroitskRussia

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