sudden ionospheric disturbance

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An abrupt increase in the absorption of radio waves in the D-region of the ionosphere. This arises from additional ionization caused by the intense X-ray radiation emitted by solar flares.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Meteorology and Climatology.

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