Accession Number : ADA552198


Title :   Energetic Particles and Magnetic Fields in the Earth's Magnetosphere and Interplanetary Space


Descriptive Note : Annual rept.


Corporate Author : IOWA UNIV IOWA CITY DEPT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY


Personal Author(s) : Van Allen, James A


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA552198


Report Date : Jan 1998


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : To advance observational knowledge and understanding of: (1) the propagation of energetic particles in the interplanetary medium, (2) the dependence of the intensity of galactic cosmic rays on solar activity and on distance from the Sun, (3) the perturbation of the Earth's inner radiation belt by geomagnetic storms, and (4) the nature of Jupiter's inner radiation belt.


Descriptors :   *ENERGETIC PROPERTIES , *INTERPLANETARY SPACE , *MAGNETIC FIELDS , COSMIC RAYS , EARTH(PLANET) , MAGNETOSPHERE , PROPAGATION , RADIATION BELTS


Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Electricity and Magnetism


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE