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Published by way of the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

The current quantity assembles a bunch of papers masking a large choice of subject matters in geophysics. those papers have been provided at a different symposium, June 28 and 29, 1957, performed by means of the U.S. nationwide Committee for the foreign Geophysical 12 months prior to the IGY application officially began.
The papers aren't purely of common and old curiosity, yet lots of them include reviews on early result of the IGY. even though the IGY officially begun on July 1, 1957, a few our personal tasks have been initiated significantly ahead of that point; additionally, convinced geophysical examine which shaped the root for the IGY departure can also be encompassed during this quantity. ultimately, the papers offer not just the prestige of our initiatives at first of the IGY yet usually current studies of the final prestige of a self-discipline. For all of those purposes, the Committee believes that the current quantity could be of worth to geophysicists largely.

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Council Sci. Unions, 1957. WILD, J. , Techniques for observation of radiofrequency radiation from the Sun, The Sun, G. P. ), Univ. Chicago Press, pp. 676-692, 1953. Sacramento Peak Observatory, Geophysics Research Directorate, AF Cambridge Research Center, Sunspot, New Mexico Copyright American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph Series Geophysics and the IGY: Proceedings of the Symposium at the Opening of the International Geophysical Year Vol. 2 Whistler Studies at Dartmouth College IVIILLETT G.

Gallet of the National Bureau of Standards. These together with whistlers come under the more general classification of atmospherics. Those atmospherics which are propagated by FIG. 1 Lines of Earth's dipole magnetic field for each ten degrees of geomagnetic latitude; dotted area represents the known ionosphere; dashed line is assumed path of NSS echoes - 35 Copyright American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph Series Geophysics and the IGY: Proceedings of the Symposium at the Opening of the International Geophysical Year Vol.

First, the ligbllling discharges c:lUsillg the whistlers observed ill this test lI'ere ul1usual in that their peak energy appearetl :It frequencies near five kiIOC}'des, while most of the other deries obsen'etl sholl'ed peaks much doser to len kilOC}·dcs. Second, whistlcrprtxiucinj: Iightninj: disch:lTj:cs tended to occur more frC(Juently O\'er sea than ovcr botl. 4 sec after the obst'n'ed lime. Such :i large t1iscrep:tncy increases the diAiculty of identif)'ing the causative sferic from time measuremenu.

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