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IONOSPHERE

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French Equivalent: Ionosphère

Definition:
The ionosphere is the layer of the upper atmosphere extending upwards from about 80 kilometres above the earth’s surface in which atoms tend to be ionized by incoming solar radiation.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, December 11, 2001