The Distribution of Electricity in the Atmosphere

Yoshiziro Homma
1901 Tokyo Sugaku-Butsurigakkwai Hokoku  
Assume that the earth, as a celestial body, is electrically neutral , i.e. that the positive charge complementary to the negative electrifica tion on its surface, lies wholly within the atmosphere . Assume further that the surface of the earth is a spherical equipotential surface , and that all the equipotential surfaces in the atmosphere are concentric spheres. Then the Poisson's equation
doi:10.11429/subutsuhokoku1901.1.f45 fatcat:diezmsok35dtveqpimrltpbwpu