NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Radio & Space Physics (IJRSP) >
IJRSP Vol.37 [2008] >
IJRSP Vol.37(4) [August 2008] >


Title: Temporal and vertical variations of atmospheric electrical conductivity related to radon and its progeny concentrations at Mysore
Authors: Ragini, N
Shashikumar, T S
Chandrashekara, M S
Sannappa, J
Paramesh, L
Keywords: Radioactive aerosol
Ion production
Gerdien condenser
Issue Date: Aug-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Atmospheric electrical conductivity, radon and its progeny concentrations are measured simultaneously at Mysore city (12° 18′′N, 76° 36′′E and 767 m above mean sea level), India. The concentrations of radon and its progeny are higher during nighttime compared to the daytime attaining maximum in the early morning (0400-0700 hrs IST). The electrical conductivity of the atmosphere also shows similar variations. The vertical variation shows a decrease of conductivity with increase in height. The weekly variations in conductivity show a higher value on Sundays compare to other weekdays. These results are discussed in terms of ionization rate due to radioactivity and meteorological parameters.
Page(s): 264-271
ISSN: 0367-8393
Source:IJRSP Vol.37(4) [August 2008]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJRSP 37(4) 264-271.pdf545.87 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 546 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 640026 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 15-Dec-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in