International Journal of
Physical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Phys. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-1950
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPS
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2529

Full Length Research Paper

High-latitude thermospheric zonal winds during low solar activity period

Sivla W. T.
  • Sivla W. T.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Ugonabo O. J.
  • Ugonabo O. J.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Okoro E. C.
  • Okoro E. C.
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 02 December 2017
  •  Accepted: 18 January 2018
  •  Published: 30 January 2018

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