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dc.contributor.author Santos, A. M.
dc.contributor.author Abdu, M. A.
dc.contributor.author Souza, J. R.
dc.contributor.author Sobral, J. H. A.
dc.contributor.author Batista, I. S.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-20T12:43:50Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-20T12:43:50Z
dc.date.issued 2016-02-11
dc.identifier.citation Santos, A. M., Abdu, M. A., Souza, J. R., Sobral, J. H. A., & Batista, I. S. (2016). Disturbance zonal and vertical plasma drifts in the Peruvian sector during solar minimum phases.==$Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 121$==(3), 2503-2521. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JA022146 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12816/3721
dc.description.abstract In the present work, we investigate the behavior of the equatorial F region zonal plasma drifts over the Peruvian region under magnetically disturbed conditions during two solar minimum epochs, one of them being the recent prolonged solar activity minimum. The study utilizes the vertical and zonal components of the plasma drifts measured by the Jicamarca (11.95°S; 76.87°W) incoherent scatter radar during two events that occurred on 10 April 1997 and 24 June 2008 and model calculation of the zonal drift in a realistic ionosphere simulated by the Sheffield University Plasmasphere‐Ionosphere Model‐INPE. Two main points are focused: (1) the connection between electric fields and plasma drifts under prompt penetration electric field during a disturbed periods and (2) anomalous behavior of daytime zonal drift in the absence of any magnetic storm. A perfect anticorrelation between vertical and zonal drifts was observed during the night and in the initial and growth phases of the magnetic storm. For the first time, based on a realistic low‐latitude ionosphere, we will show, on a detailed quantitative basis, that this anticorrelation is driven mainly by a vertical Hall electric field induced by the primary zonal electric field in the presence of an enhanced nighttime E region ionization. It is shown that an increase in the field line‐integrated Hall‐to‐Pedersen conductivity ratio urn:x-wiley:21699380:media:jgra52445:jgra52445-math-0001, which can arise from precipitation of energetic particles in the region of the South American Magnetic Anomaly, is capable of explaining the observed anticorrelation between the vertical and zonal plasma drifts. Evidence for the particle ionization is provided from the occurrence of anomalous sporadic E layers over the low‐latitude station, Cachoeira Paulista (22.67°S; 44.9°W)—Brazil. It will also be shown that the zonal plasma drift reversal to eastward in the afternoon two hours earlier than its reference quiet time pattern is possibly caused by weakening of the zonal wind system during the prolonged solar minimum period. es_ES
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dc.language.iso eng es_ES
dc.publisher American Geophysical Union es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:2169-9380
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess es_ES
dc.subject Electric field es_ES
dc.subject Ionospheric drifts es_ES
dc.subject Magnetic storms es_ES
dc.title Disturbance zonal and vertical plasma drifts in the Peruvian sector during solar minimum phases es_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article es_ES
dc.subject.ocde http://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#1.05.01 es_ES
dc.identifier.journal Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics es_ES
dc.description.peer-review Por pares es_ES
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JA022146 es_ES

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