A Charge Distribution in the Earth’s Atmosphere
American Journal of Physics and Applications
Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015, Pages: 67-68
Received: Feb. 18, 2015; Accepted: Mar. 4, 2015; Published: Mar. 28, 2015
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Yuri Pivovarenko, Research and Training Center ‘Physical and Chemical Materials Science’ under Kyiv Taras Shevchenko University and NAS of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
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Earth’s atmosphere is polarized: the negative charges are concentrated mainly in the lower atmospheric layers and the positive charges – in the upper layers of the atmosphere. It is believed now that the nature of force, which polarizes the atmosphere, is unknown. At same time, our calculations showed that force, which distributes the atmospheric charges, has the electromagnetic nature. Under action this force the positive charges are moved up and negative charges – down. Here we propose our calculations.
Polarization of the Atmosphere, Atmospheric Charges, and Distribution of Atmospheric Charges, Evaporation
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Yuri Pivovarenko, A Charge Distribution in the Earth’s Atmosphere, American Journal of Physics and Applications. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2015, pp. 67-68. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpa.20150303.11
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