Effects of Solar Wind Density on the Auroral Electrojets and Global Auroras During Geomagnetic Storms

  1. A. Surjalal Sharma,
  2. Yohsuke Kamide and
  3. Gurbax S. Lakhina
  1. Y. Kamide1,
  2. J.-H. Shue2 and
  3. M. Brittnacher3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/142GM02

Disturbances in Geospace: The Storm-Substorm Relationship

Disturbances in Geospace: The Storm-Substorm Relationship

How to Cite

Kamide, Y., Shue, J.-H. and Brittnacher, M. (2003) Effects of Solar Wind Density on the Auroral Electrojets and Global Auroras During Geomagnetic Storms, in Disturbances in Geospace: The Storm-Substorm Relationship (eds A. S. Sharma, Y. Kamide and G. S. Lakhina), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/142GM02

Author Information

  1. 1

    Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, Nagoya University, Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan

  2. 2

    Applied Physics Laboratory, the Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland

  3. 3

    Geophysical Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904078

Online ISBN: 9781118665770

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Keywords:

  • Magnetic storms;
  • Magnetosphere;
  • Magnetospheric substorms;
  • Ionosphere;
  • Space environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Auroral Electrojets During the Initial Phase and the Main Phase of Geomagnetic Storms

  • Effects of Solar Wind Density on the Auroral Electrojets

  • Auroral Distribution

  • Discussion

  • Appendix