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Auroral research in Scandinavia

Hannes AlfvГ©n

Auroral research in Scandinavia

by Hannes AlfvГ©n

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Published by Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in Oslo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auroras -- Scandinavia,
  • Auroras

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementH. Alfvén and A. Egeland.
    SeriesKristian Birkeland lecture -- 1
    ContributionsEgeland, Alv, 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC971 .A57 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18436189M

    Techniques in Auroral Investigations A. H. JARRETT University Observatory, St. Andrews, Scotland* SUMMARY The greatly increased interest shown in aurorae, chiefly as a result of the International Geophysical Year, and the techniques associated with auroral research are : A.H. Jarrett. The Auroral Observatory also was preparing for its 50th anniversary in , and it just fit to write a popular book about the role of northern lights in culture and science that I coauthored by Alv Egeland under the title: The Northern Light from Mythology to Space Research. 16 Meeting the Cold War at lunch.

    The IRIS (Information Systems Research in Scandinavia) Association is a non-profit organization aiming to promote research and research education in the use, development and management of information systems in Scandinavia, and making that research known in the international research community and among practitioners. The IRIS association publishes the Scandinavian Journal of Information. Biography [1], the Norwegian physicist and physical chemist Lars Vegard (‐ ) is not well known outside Scandinavia. His name in the history of science is primarily associated with his pioneering work in auroral research, anAuthor: Helge Kragh.

      Geographically, the Scandinavian Peninsula is the largest peninsula in Europe, extending from above the Arctic Circle to the shores of the Baltic Sea. It covers about , square miles. Learn more about the countries of Scandinavia—including their populations (all of which are estimates), capitals, and other facts—: Amanda Briney. High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, HAARP () The HAARP Program is jointly managed by the US Air Force and the US Navy, and is based in Gakona, Alaska. It is designed to “understand, simulate and control ionospheric processes that might alter the performance of communication and surveillance systems.”.


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Auroral research in Scandinavia by Hannes AlfvГ©n Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fascinated by the mysterious shape-shifting of the Northern Lights which intrigued both local communities and explorers long before they had an inkling of the scientific causes, plasma physicist Melanie Windridge set out to write a popular science-cum-travelogue to explain the phenomenon, visiting Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Canada and Scotland in the process/5.

Canada, and Scandinavia, and thus got a global view of the aurora. At the time, magnetometer observations had already identified what a magnetic storm is, and there was some understandingAuthor: Dirk Lummerzheim. Welcome to researchED Scandinavia.

It’s a delight and an honour to be able to return here for our third year. The appetite from within the teaching profession and the education sector to review its practices in line with current research shows no signs of slowing down. Get this from a library.

The northern light: from mythology to space research. [Asgeir Brekke; Alv Egeland] -- Reviews the historical contributions on the northern light by Danes, Norwegians and Swedes from the Viking period to the mid 20th century.

Also reviews some practical uses of. In Nordic literature a remarkable discussion of the northern light appears in Kongespeilet (The King's Mirror) a thirteenth-century Norwegian chronicle.

It is described in vivid detail as the following translated excerpts demonstrate: These northern lights have this peculiar nature, that the darker. What is the aurora. Named for the Roman goddess of dawn, the aurora is a mysterious and unpredictable display of light in the night sky.

The aurora borealis and aurora australis – often called the northern lights and southern lights – are common occurrences at high northern and southern latitudes, less frequent at mid-latitudes, and seldom seen.

Willy Stoffregen - An early pioneer of advanced ionospheric and auroral research Article (PDF Available) in History of Geo- Auroral research in Scandinavia book Space Sciences 5(2) July with 64 Reads.

1 The Northern Light in Folklore and Mythology The Northern Light in Norse Literature The Northern Light --A Source of Inspiration Accounts of Northern Lights in Scandinavia --From the Viking Era to the Renaissance The Northern Light in Scandinavia During the Eighteenth Century Scientific Auroral Experiments Beginning in the.

An aurora (plural: auroras or aurorae), sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis), or southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth's sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions (around the Arctic and Antarctic).

Auroras are the result of disturbances in the magnetosphere caused by solar wind. The research group later received a NASA award on exceptional achievement for science. ===== March Grad student Boyi Wang has visited University of Alaska for research collaboration and watched aurora.

An interview article on our auroral and polar cap. As magnetic activity increases the aurora is seen more and more to the south of Scandinavia. The study of auroral frequency in different latitudinal bands of the region thus provides useful and important information on the relationships between auroral frequency and magnetic activity and between these and the parameters related to the solar Cited by: 1.

The aurora forecast is updated daily at midnight UTC. Magnetometers provide an alternative view of the level of geomagnetic disturbance occurring. A sudden steep change in the magnetometer is usually an indicator that an extended period ( hours or more) of active aurora is beginning.

This is especially true before 2 or 3 a.m. Scientists also. Alfvén H, Egeland A () Auroral research in Scandinavia, The Birkeland Lecture, 1, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo Google Scholar Amundsen L () Det norske Videnskaps-Akademi – (Norwegian Academy of Science and letters), by: 1.

This is far closer to the north-west of England. However, there is evidence that HAARP may be even closer to the Wirral than northern Scandinavia.

My research uncovered a possibly significant piece of information. The HAARP facility in Alaska was built by BAE Advanced Technologies, a British company with many facilities located in my area.

Aurora Research Scotland members. This group is the brainwave of two of us lads in Scotland. Mark Morrison had asked myself (Mark Bown) if it. Scandinavia (skăn´dĬnā´vēə), region of N consists of the kingdoms of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark; Finland and Iceland are usually considered part of Scandinavia.

Physiographically, Denmark belongs to the North European Plain rather than to the geologically distinct Scandinavian peninsula (which is part of the ancient Baltic Shield), occupied by Norway and Sweden.

The name HAARP (High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program) would imply its major function is the creation of high-frequency or shortwave signals. Nonetheless, one of the main purposes of HAARP is the generation of powerful ULF/ELF/VLF signals as stated in both the original design patent and in their list of ongoing research activities.

Auroral Research and Forecasting. The Munin satellite is set to become the first of a new type of monitoring spacecraft. Using modern technology, this very small satellite (mass ≈ 5 kg) will have all the necessary functions needed to support a specific scientific. Scandinavia is located in the zone of maximum auroral occurrence, these majestic lights have been observed as ordinary parts of life for centuries.

The purpose of this book is to summarize the seminal contributions to auroral science of Carl Størmer (), who was first to apply precise. On the basis of digital magnetometers from the International monitor auroral geomagnetic effects (IMAGE) and European incoherent scatter (EISCAT) meridional chains in Scandinavia dynamics of the eastward and westward electrojets during the main phase of magnetic storms are by:.

Researchers in Scandinavia, with their narrow slice of the auroral oval, use high-tech instruments to make detailed measurements on the smaller scale. Satellites can look at the large, global scale.

Those in Canada can look at the mid-scales with fairly cheap instruments spread over a .Auroral observations over entire Scandinavia. Latitude variation in auroral frequencies. Auroral heights. Auroral sounds. The Aurora 17 March First ever reliable estimate of the height of auroras by triangulation.

Periods of the Aurora. Meteorologal Institute’s Yearbook Daily variations (auroral oval). Yearly variations.The northern auroral ring, which constitutes the viewing area for the northern lights, extends over northern Finland and Scandinavia, all of Canada and the northern United States, Alaska and Siberia.

If there is a large amount of solar wind, the oval can reach as far south as the skies over central Europe.