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Long time series of auroral electrons to be used in climate modelling

Long time series of auroral electrons to be used in climate modelling

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has developed an electron precipitation model, with which climate modelling can take into account the chemical changes in the atmosphere caused by electrons that are also behind aurora borealis.

More information:

Academy researcher Annika Seppälä, annika.seppala@fmi.fi, tel. +358 29 539 1000
Researcher Max van de Kamp, max.van.de.kamp@fmi.fi
Senior researcher Pekka Verronen, pekka.verronen@fmi.fi, tel. +358 29 539 4642

Alkuperäinen tutkimus: van de Kamp, M., A. Seppälä, M. A. Clilverd, C. J. Rodger, P. T. Verronen, and I. C. Whittaker (2016), A model providing long-term data sets of energetic electron precipitation during geomagnetic storms, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024212.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JD024212.

 


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