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Descriptor English: Ionosphere
Descriptor Spanish: Ionosfera
Descriptor Portuguese: Ionosfera
Descriptor French: Ionosphère
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.447.371.367
Scope note: The zone of the atmosphere, from about 70 km to 500 km, in which charged particles, ions and electrons are formed by photo-ionization under the effect of the sun's radiation. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
DeCS ID: 35060
Unique ID: DDCS035060
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Ionosphere - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060921
Scope note The zone of the atmosphere, from about 70 km to 500 km, in which charged particles, ions and electrons are formed by photo-ionization under the effect of the sun's radiation. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Ionosphere



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