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Title: Close Up of the Aurora
Url: http://www.phy6.org/Education/Iaurora.html
Creator: Mendez, J.
Peredo, Mauricio
Stern, David
Publisher: Stern, David
Description: These web pages, authored and curated by David Stern, provide an introduction to the aurora and the physical mechanisms that cause it. They include details about auroral imaging, particularly from satellites, and the fields that give rise to the charge motion that causes the aurora. This is part of a larger web site, "The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere." Translations in Spanish and French are available.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Electric oscillations. Electric waves -- Electromagnetic theory
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetic fields
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Auroras
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Meteorology
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Auroras
Geology -- Polarity
Physics -- Electricity
Physics -- Magnetism
Physics -- Electromagnetic fields
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2004-09-28
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-04-14 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-04-13 14:01:53 (W3C-DTF)
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