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The contribution of sprites to the global atmospheric electric circuit
Earth, Planets and Space volume 58, pages1193–1196(2006)
The global static electric field in the global atmospheric electric circuit resulting from mesospheric sprite discharges is inferred from a coupled model for the global static and dynamic electric fields derived from Maxwell’s equations. It is found that the global atmospheric electric field from individual sprites is ≲ 44 mV/m, which can be measured with conventional ULF/ELF radio wave antennas at frequencies ≲ 4 Hz.
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Füllekrug, M., Rycroft, M.J. The contribution of sprites to the global atmospheric electric circuit. Earth Planet Sp 58, 1193–1196 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03352009
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