publication . Article . 2010

Anomaly of Sq variation in Japan

Kuvshinov, Alexei; Utada, Hisashi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2010
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Country: Switzerland
SUMMARY Many years ago Rikitake et al. described the anomalous behaviour of the vertical component Z of the geomagnetic solar quiet (Sq) daily variation field at observatories in central and northern Japan – namely about 2 hr shift of the local noontime peak towards morning hours. They suggested that this anomaly is associated with the anomalous distribution of electrical conductivity in the mantle beneath central Japan. Although a few works have been done to confirm or argue this explanation, no clear answer has been obtained so far. The goal of this work is to understand the nature of this anomaly using our 3-D forward solution. The conductivity model of the E...
free text keywords: Numerical solutions; Geomagnetic induction; Magnetic field, Geochemistry and Petrology, Geophysics, Ionosphere, Earth's magnetic field, Seismology, Solar cycle, Slab, Geology, Mantle wedge, Mantle (geology), Magnetic field
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