Far Ultraviolet Imaging of the Aurora

Authored by: Larry J. Paxton , Yongliang Zhang

Space Weather Fundamentals

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498749077
eBook ISBN: 9781315368474
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315368474-13

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Abstract

13.1 Introduction

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 13.1.1 Why FUV?

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 13.1.2 Observation Techniques in FUV

214

 13.1.3 History of FUV Auroral Observations from Space

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13.2 Science Contributions of FUV Observations

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 13.2.1 Morphology

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 13.2.2 Remote Sensing of Magnetosphere

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 13.2.3 Particle Precipitation

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 13.2.4 Auroral Ionosphere

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13.3 Applications for Space Weather

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13.4 Challenges and Future Improvements

236

13.5 Summary

238

Acknowledgments

238

References

238

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