Impact of earthquakes and tsunamis on the ionosphere

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Fairly complex processes of lithosphere–ionosphere interactions can be explored by diagnosing the outer envelopes of the Earth with the use of global satellite navigational systems and equally global network of ground receivers and very-low-frequency transmitters. The earthquake and tsunami impacts on the ionosphere are the example of these processes. The current advances in the studies of these processes are briefly outlined.

About the authors

S. L. Shalimov

Institute of the Earth Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Author for correspondence.

Russian Federation, Bolshaya Gruzinskaya str., 10-1, Moscow 123242, Russia; 84/32, Profsoyuznaya street, Moscow, 117997

A. A. Rozhnoi

Institute of the Earth Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Russian Federation, Bolshaya Gruzinskaya str., 10-1, Moscow 123242, Russia

M. S. Solov`eva

Institute of the Earth Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Russian Federation, Bolshaya Gruzinskaya str., 10-1, Moscow 123242, Russia

E. V. Ol`shanskaya

Institute of the Earth Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Russian Federation, Bolshaya Gruzinskaya str., 10-1, Moscow 123242, Russia


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