Experiments on spacecraft, airplanes, and balloons measure x-ray and gamma-ray emissions from astrophysical and geophysical sources. These give insight into terrestrial lightning, solar radiation, and Earth’s radiation belts.
Some of the research projects and experiments in Atmospheric and Space Physics within SCIPP include:
Airborne Detector for Energetic Lightning Emissions (ADELE)
SCIPP members affiliated with Atmospheric and Space Physics within SCIPP include:
- David M Smith
- Robert P Johnson