Identification of earthquakes using satellite measurements of ionospheric plasma disturbances

1Shuvalov, VA, 2Makarov, AL, 3Lazuchenkov, DN
1Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipro, Ukraine
2Yangel Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Dnipro, Ukraine
3Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Space Sci.&Technol. 2016, 22 ;(1):64-78
Publication Language: Russian
We analyze the ionospheric precursors of earthquakes; determine the possibilities of their recording using probing systems of the spacecraft diagnostics equipment. We consider a spacecraft diagnostics equipment designed to record disturbances of the kinetic parameters of ionospheric plasma, electromagnetic radiation, emission of high-energy protons and electrons (ionospheric precursors of earthquakes). It is shown that such a complex may be used in a synchronous mode of instruments operation for detecting earthquakes that emerge along the satellite ground track.
Keywords: disturbance identification, earthquake, ionospheric plasma, probe measurements, spacecraft
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