Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Research article
17 Jan 2012
Research article |  | 17 Jan 2012

Possible effect of extreme solar energetic particle event of 20 January 2005 on polar stratospheric aerosols: direct observational evidence

I. A. Mironova, I. G. Usoskin, G. A. Kovaltsov, and S. V. Petelina

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Subject: Aerosols | Research Activity: Remote Sensing | Altitude Range: Stratosphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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