magnetoionic theory

magnetoionic theory

[mag¦nēd·ō·ī′än·ik ′thē·ə·rē]
(geophysics)
The theory of the combined effect of the earth's magnetic field and atmospheric ionization on the propagation of electromagnetic waves.
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