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Annales Geophysicae An open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Ann. Geophys., 35, 189-201, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-35-189-2017
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
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03 Feb 2017
A high-altitude balloon experiment to probe stratospheric electric fields from low latitudes
Subramanian Gurubaran et al.

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Results from a high-altitude balloon experiment conducted from a low-latitude station in India are presented in this work. The objectives of this experiment were to probe and understand the processes driving the various electric field sources at low latitudes. During this experiment, electric fields in the range of 5–6 mV m−1 were observed at the balloon float altitude of 35 km. Atmospheric waves of few 100 km horizontal wavelength are suggested to be a potential source of these electric fields.
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