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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2013, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 225-233

Manifestations of electromagnetic phenomena in atmospheric processes

S.N. Artekha , A.V. Belyan , N.S. Erokhin 
Space Research Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia
Data from space and ground-based observations show a distinct asymmetry of typhoon genesis. Systematic data demonstrate the important role of electromagnetic phenomena in many atmospheric processes (thunderstorms, tornadoes, tropical cyclones – typhoons, hurricanes). Multilayer charged cloud system often represents a certain dynamic equilibrium structure. In the paper, it is made numerical estimates of the forces and mechanisms for atmospheric plasma-like subsystems and proved the need to account the influence of electromagnetic forces on the formation, maintenance of the structure and characteristics of their movement.
Keywords: тропические циклоны, тайфуногенез, торнадо, многослойные заряженные облачные системы, электрические явления в атмосфере, tropical cyclones, typhoon genesis, tornado, multi-layer charged cloud system, electrical phenomena in the atmosphere
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