Identification of earthquakes with the use of Sich-2 probe measurements of ionospheric plasma perturbations

1Shuvalov, VA, 2Lazuchenkov, DN, 3Nosikov, SV, 4Kochubey, GS
1Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipro, Ukraine
2Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
3Institute of Technical Mechanics of the NAS of Ukraine and SSA of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
4Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2013, 19 ;(5):16–26
Section: Study of the Earth from Space
Publication Language: Russian

We developed a procedure for the identification of perturbations of the spatial-temporal distribution for neutral and charged particles on the basis of probe measurements with the use of ITM scientific equipment aboard the spacecraft “Sich-2”. The locations of volcano eruptions and epicenters of the earthquakes on the subsatellite path as well as the location of the North and South auroral peaks in the Earth’s ionosphere are determined.

Keywords: auroral peaks, Earth's ionosphere, earthquakes, perturbations of the spatial-temporal distribution for particles, the spacecraft “Sich-2”
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