What Defines the Polar Cap and Auroral Oval Diameters?

  1. Tuija I. Pulkkinen,
  2. Nikolai A. Tsyganenko and
  3. Reiner H.W. Friedel
  1. Igor I. Alexeev

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/155GM27

The Inner Magnetosphere: Physics and Modeling

The Inner Magnetosphere: Physics and Modeling

How to Cite

Alexeev, I. I. (2013) What Defines the Polar Cap and Auroral Oval Diameters?, in The Inner Magnetosphere: Physics and Modeling (eds T. I. Pulkkinen, N. A. Tsyganenko and R. H.W. Friedel), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/155GM27

Author Information

  1. Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904207

Online ISBN: 9781118666098

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Keywords:

  • Magnetospheric physics—Simulation methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Calculation of Magnetic Fluxes in the Closed Magnetosphere

  • Magnetic Field in the Polar Cap

  • Conclusion