The analysis of observational results obtained by means of rockets and satellites show that the structure of the upper atmosphere is related to the heating by solar ultraviolet radiations and that the temperature above 200 km is always greater than 1000°K.


Ultraviolet Radiation Magnetic Storm Radiation Belt Observational Result Heat Budget 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Nicolet
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  1. 1.Centre National de Recherche de l’EspaceUccleBelgium

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