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author = {Mendillo, M and Narvaez, C and Vogt, MF and Mayyasi, M and Forbes, J and Galand, M and Thiemann, E and Benna, M and Eparvier, F and Chamberlin, P and Mahaffy, P and Andersson, L},
doi = {10.1002/2017JA024366},
journal = {Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics},
pages = {9670--9684},
title = {Sources of ionospheric variability at Mars},
url = {},
volume = {122},
year = {2017}

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AB - During the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission's deep-dip #2 campaign of 17–22 April 2015, spacecraft instruments observed all of the physical parameters needed to assess the photo-chemical-equilibrium (PCE) explanation for ionospheric variability at a fixed altitude (135 km) near the peak of the Martian ionosphere. MAVEN measurements of electron density, electron temperature, neutral CO2 density, and solar irradiance were collected during 28 orbits. When inserted into the PCE equation, the measurements of varying PCE drivers correlated with the observed electron density variations to within instrumental uncertainty levels. The dominant source of this positive correlation was the variability of CO2 densities associated with the longitudinal wave-2 component of nonmigrating tides in the Martian thermosphere.
AU - Mendillo,M
AU - Narvaez,C
AU - Vogt,MF
AU - Mayyasi,M
AU - Forbes,J
AU - Galand,M
AU - Thiemann,E
AU - Benna,M
AU - Eparvier,F
AU - Chamberlin,P
AU - Mahaffy,P
AU - Andersson,L
DO - 10.1002/2017JA024366
EP - 9684
PY - 2017///
SN - 2169-9380
SP - 9670
TI - Sources of ionospheric variability at Mars
T2 - Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics
UR -
UR -
UR -
VL - 122
ER -