International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science

Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Variability of Ionospheric Total Electron Content Over Morocco During the Godzilla Sand and Dust Storm of June 2020

    Uluma Edward*, Chali Idosa Uga, Athwart Davis Odhiambo, Binod Adhikari, Sujan Prasad Gautam, Ndinya Boniface, Omondi George, Ashutosh Giri, Dessalegn Teferi, Negasa Belay, Ashok Silwal

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 1-16
    Received: 2 May 2024
    Accepted: 22 May 2024
    Published: 15 July 2024
    Abstract: During sand and dust storm (SDS) events, atmospheric suspension and transport of sand and dust brings a reasonable amount of electrification in the atmosphere which plays a very important role in the atmosphere-ionosphere coupling. The Godzilla SDS began on 5th June 2020 in Algeria following a decrease in pressure and spread to other areas across t... Show More