Some Parameters Affecting the Poleward Boundary of Trapped Electrons

  • D. E. Page
  • M. L. Shaw
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 32)


An analysis by McDiarmid and Wilson (1968) has indicated that the poleward boundary of the trapped radiation tends to move lower in invariant latitude Λ at the equinoxes, when the angle Φ between the geomagnetic axis and the sun-earth line is near 90°.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. E. Page
    • 1
  • M. L. Shaw
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Science Dept. (ESLAB)European Space Research and Technology CentreNoordwijkThe Netherlands

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