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  1. The magnetic reconnection environment around the dayside geomagnetopause under long-lasting southward interplanetary magnetic field (IMF) conditions is investigated using the in-situ observation by GEOTAIL sat...

    Authors: Koji Kondoh and Shin-ya Nitta
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2024 76:33
  2. The finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method is widely used for numerical simulations of electromagnetic waves and acoustic waves. It is known, however, that the Courant condition is restricted in higher di...

    Authors: Harune Sekido and Takayuki Umeda
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2024 76:5
  3. Variations of relativistic electron fluxes (E ≥ 1 MeV) and wave activity in the Earth magnetosphere are studied to determine the contribution of different acceleration mechanisms of the outer radiation belt elect...

    Authors: Vladimir Borisovich Belakhovsky, Vyacheslav A. Pilipenko, Elizaveta E. Antonova, Yoshizumi Miyoshi, Yoshiya Kasahara, Satoshi Kasahara, Nana Higashio, Iku Shinohara, Tomoaki Hori, Shoya Matsuda, Shoichiro Yokota, Takeshi Takashima, Mitani Takefumi, Kunihiro Keika and Satoko Nakamura
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:189
  4. Equatorial plasma bubble (EPB) is a phenomenon characterized by depletions in ionospheric plasma density being formed during post-sunset hours. The ionospheric irregularities can lead to disruptions in trans-i...

    Authors: Thananphat Thanakulketsarat, Pornchai Supnithi, Lin Min Min Myint, Kornyanat Hozumi and Michi Nishioka
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:161
  5. Quasi-periodic (QP) emissions are a type of magnetospheric ELF/VLF waves characterized by a periodic intensity modulation ranging from tens of seconds to several minutes. Here, we present 63 QP events observed...

    Authors: Claudia Martinez-Calderon, Tomoka Oonishi, Kazuo Shiokawa, Jyrki K. Manninen, Alexey Oinats and Mitsunori Ozaki
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:148
  6. The ionosphere suffers major perturbations during severe space weather events such as Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs), solar flares, high-speed streams, and Corotating Interaction Regions (CIRs). The ionosphere ...

    Authors: Tshimangadzo Merline Matamba, Donald W. Danskin, Rendani R. Nndanganeni and Mpho Tshisaphungo
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:142
  7. This study estimates the scale sizes of the plasma density irregularities and the longitudinal width associated with equatorial plasma bubbles (EPBs) in equatorial and low-latitude regions. By analyzing amplit...

    Authors: Khanitin Seechai, Lin Min Min Myint, Kornyanat Hozumi, Michi Nishioka, Susumu Saito, Mamoru Yamamoto and Pornchai Supnithi
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:127
  8. The predictability of the nighttime equatorial spread-F (ESF) occurrences is essential to the ionospheric disturbance warning system. In this work, we propose ESF forecasting models using two deep learning tec...

    Authors: Phimmasone Thammavongsy, Pornchai Supnithi, Lin Min Min Myint, Kornyanat Hozumi and Donekeo Lakanchanh
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:118
  9. The in situ measurement of charged particles plays a key role in understanding space plasma physics. Velocity distribution functions of ions and electrons have been acquired with electrostatic analyzers onboar...

    Authors: Satoshi Kasahara, Ryo Tao, Emiko Yoshida and Shoichiro Yokota
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:91
  10. Space-based search coil (SC) magnetometers connected to preamplifiers have been used to investigate magnetic field vectors of plasma waves from 100 mHz to 10 kHz for understanding magnetospheric dynamics. Howe...

    Authors: Mitsunori Ozaki, Yuya Tokunaga, Hiroki Koji and Satoshi Yagitani
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:84
  11. Short-period magnetic enhancements were detected by the MAP-LMAG magnetometer onboard Kaguya orbiting the moon in the solar wind at an altitude of 100 km. The duration was typically 10 s, which corresponds to ...

    Authors: Tomoko Nakagawa, Futoshi Takahashi, Yoshifumi Saito and Hisayoshi Shimizu
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:60
  12. The X-rays and extreme ultraviolet (EUV) emitted during solar flares can rapidly change the physical composition of Earth’s ionosphere, causing space weather phenomena. It is important to develop an accurate u...

    Authors: Shohei Nishimoto, Kyoko Watanabe, Hidekatsu Jin, Toshiki Kawai, Shinsuke Imada, Tomoko Kawate, Yuichi Otsuka, Atsuki Shinbori, Takuya Tsugawa and Michi Nishioka
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:30
  13. Sample-return missions allow the study of materials collected directly from celestial bodies, unbiased by atmospheric entry effects and/or terrestrial alteration and contamination phenomena, using state-of-the...

    Authors: Stefano Rubino, Zélia Dionnet, Alice Aléon-Toppani, Rosario Brunetto, Tomoki Nakamura, Donia Baklouti, Zahia Djouadi, Cateline Lantz, Obadias Mivumbi, Ferenc Borondics, Stephane Lefrançois, Christophe Sandt, Francesco Capitani, Eva Héripré, David Troadec, Megumi Matsumoto…
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:4
  14. The most important aim in interpreting an oblique ionogram is to obtain the accurate Junction Frequencies (JFs) of the ordinary (O) and extraordinary (X) mode. This requires the correct identification of O- an...

    Authors: Sun FengJuan, Wan XianRong, Zhang HongBo, Zhou Bao, Ban PanPan and Cao Hongyan
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:189
  15. Plasma particles and waves are important observation targets in space plasmas for understanding the mechanisms of energy and momentum transfer between waves and particles because space plasmas are essentially ...

    Authors: Motoyuki Kikukawa, Kazushi Asamura, Takahiro Zushi, Satoshi Kurita and Hirotsugu Kojima
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:188
  16. We have devoted efforts to the development and performance evaluation of new low-cost ionospheric instruments for studies that require distributed observations and for educational and citizen science initiativ...

    Authors: Josemaria Gomez Socola and Fabiano S. Rodrigues
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:185
  17. Neutral thermospheric density is an essential quantity required for precise orbit determination of satellites, collision avoidance of satellites, re-entry prediction of satellites or space debris, and satellit...

    Authors: Armin Corbin and Jürgen Kusche
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:183
  18. The density of the solar wind plasma near the Earth’s magnetosphere sometimes decreases to only several per cent of the usual value, and such density extrema result in a significant reduction of the dynamic pr...

    Authors: Masaki N. Nishino, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Yoshifumi Saito, Benoit Lavraud, Yukinaga Miyashita, Motoharu Nowada, Satoshi Kasahara and Tsugunobu Nagai
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:180
  19. In this study, we have investigated the ionospheric responses on the August 2017 solar eclipse event by using a three-dimensional tomography algorithm with the ground-based GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Sy...

    Authors: C. H. Chen, Charles C. H. Lin, C. J. Lee, J. Y. Liu and A. Saito
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:173
  20. Spectral Resonance Structures (SRS) of Ionospheric Alfven Resonator (IAR) are investigated by analysing the magnetic field data of a high sampling frequency induction coil magnetometer, installed at a low lati...

    Authors: P. Adhitya, Masahito Nosé, Jayashree Bulusu, Geeta Vichare and A. K. Sinha
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:169
  21. Based on the high-precision vector magnetic field data of Swarm A and C satellites, we perform a statistical analysis of the diurnal and longitudinal variations of the ionospheric radial current (IRC) in the F...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Hao Xia, Kedeng Zhang, Yunfang Zhong and Chenyu Qian
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:151
  22. Ionospheric irregularities have been studied since ~ 70 years ago. With the development of Global Navigation Satellite system (GNSS), networks of GNSS receivers have been used to obtain the characteristics of ...

    Authors: Jinghua Li, Guanyi Ma, Takashi Maruyama, Qingtao Wan, Jiangtao Fan, Jie Zhang and Xiaolang Wang
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:149
  23. Predicting geomagnetic conditions based on in-situ solar wind observations allows us to evade disasters caused by large electromagnetic disturbances originating from the Sun to save lives and protect economic ...

    Authors: Ryozo Kitajima, Motoharu Nowada and Ryotaro Kamimura
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:145
  24. This study, for the first time, reports the geomagnetically conjugate structure of a plasma bubble extending to the mid-latitudes and the asymmetrical structure of the decay of the plasma bubble during a geoma...

    Authors: Takuya Sori, Yuichi Otsuka, Atsuki Shinbori, Michi Nishioka and Septi Perwitasari
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:120
  25.  The responses of two High-Intensity Long-Duration Continuous AE Activity (HILDCAA) events are investigated using solar wind observations at L1, magnetospheric measurements at geosynchronous orbit, and changes...

    Authors: Diptiranjan Rout, Ram Singh, K. Pandey, T. K. Pant, C. Stolle, D. Chakrabarty, S. Thampi and T. Bag
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:91
  26. Observations and theoretical analysis on the night-time mid-latitude ionospheric irregularities support the postulation of frequently coupled E and F regions. In this paper, we attempt at asserting this notion...

    Authors: Weizheng Fu, Tatsuhiro Yokoyama, Nicholas Ssessanga, Mamoru Yamamoto and Peng Liu
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:83
  27. In this paper, we present the D-region ionospheric response during the lifespan (10–19 December 2020) of a severe category 5 tropical cyclone (TC) Yasa in the South Pacific by using the very low frequency (VLF...

    Authors: Paolo A. A. L. Redoblado, Sarwan Kumar, Abhikesh Kumar and Sushil Kumar
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:65
  28. Very low frequency (VLF) waves (about 3–30 kHz) in the Earth’s magnetosphere interact strongly with energetic electrons and are a key element in controlling dynamics of the Van Allen radiation belts. Bistatic ...

    Authors: James P. McCollough, Yoshizumi Miyoshi, Gregory P. Ginet, William R. Johnston, Yi-Jiun Su, Michael J. Starks, Yoshiya Kasahara, Hirotsugu Kojima, Shoya Matsuda, Iku Shinohara, Paul Song, Bodo W. Reinisch, Ivan A. Galkin, Umran S. Inan, David S. Lauben, Ivan Linscott…
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:64
  29. Atomic oxygen (O) and atomic hydrogen (H) in the mesopause region are critical species, governing chemistry, airglow, and energy budget. However, they cannot be directly measured by satellite remote sensing te...

    Authors: Mikhail Yu. Kulikov, Mikhail V. Belikovich, Mykhaylo Grygalashvyly, Gerd R. Sonnemann and Alexander M. Feigin
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:44
  30. Data from three all-sky cameras in Kiruna and Tjautjas (Sweden) were used to estimate the altitude of pulsating arc-like forms using optical tomography. The event under consideration occurred during the substo...

    Authors: Vladimir Safargaleev, Tima Sergienko, Keisuke Hosokawa, Shin-ichiro Oyama, Yasunobu Ogawa, Yoshizumi Miyoshi, Satoshi Kurita and Ryochi Fujii
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:31
  31. Very low frequency wave intensity variations measured by the Kannuslehto station, Finland in the frequency range 0–12 kHz between 2016 and 2020 are analyzed by the principal component analysis (PCA). As the an...

    Authors: Barbora Bezděková, František Němec and Jyrki Manninen
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:30
  32. The ionosphere exhibits some characteristic perturbations during sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) events, of which the mechanism is not thoroughly understood. This study focuses on the latitudinal and interh...

    Authors: Jing Liu, Donghe Zhang, Shuji Sun, Yongqiang Hao and Zuo Xiao
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:22
  33. Wave–particle interactions are fundamental processes in space plasma, and some plasma waves, including electrostatic solitary waves (ESWs), are recognised as broadband noises (BBNs) in the electric field spect...

    Authors: Masaki N. Nishino, Yoshiya Kasahara, Yuki Harada, Yoshifumi Saito, Hideo Tsunakawa, Atsushi Kumamoto, Shoichiro Yokota, Futoshi Takahashi, Masaki Matsushima, Hidetoshi Shibuya, Hisayoshi Shimizu, Yukinaga Miyashita, Yoshitaka Goto and Takayuki Ono
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:9
  34. A spectrogram of Power Line Harmonic Radiation (PLHR) consists of a set of lines with frequency spacing corresponding exactly to 50 or 60 Hz. It is distinct from a spectrogram of Magnetospheric Line Radiation ...

    Authors: Michel Parrot, Frantisěk Němec, Morris B. Cohen and Mark Gołkowski
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2022 74:4
  35. Using the ionospheric total electron content (TEC) data from ground-based Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers in Japan, we compared ionospheric responses to five explosive volcanic eruptions 20...

    Authors: Mokhamad Nur Cahyadi, Eko Yuli Handoko, Ririn Wuri Rahayu and Kosuke Heki
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2021 73:228

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