Non-Potential Electric Field Model of Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling

  1. James Burch,
  2. Micheal Schulz and
  3. Harlan Spence
  1. Igor V. Sokolov,
  2. Tamas I. Gombosi and
  3. Aaron J. Ridley

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/159GM10

Inner Magnetosphere Interactions: New Perspectives from Imaging

Inner Magnetosphere Interactions: New Perspectives from Imaging

How to Cite

Sokolov, I. V., Gombosi, T. I. and Ridley, A. J. (2005) Non-Potential Electric Field Model of Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling, in Inner Magnetosphere Interactions: New Perspectives from Imaging (eds J. Burch, M. Schulz and H. Spence), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/159GM10

Author Information

  1. Center for Space Environment Modeling, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904245

Online ISBN: 9781118666128

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Keywords:

  • Magnetoshpere—Remote-sensing images;
  • Imaging systems in astronomy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Model Assumptions and Equations

  • The Electrodynamic Processes Below the Ionosphere are Decoupled

  • Resistive Slip Velocity

  • Numerical Model

  • Simulation Results

  • Discussion and Conclusion

  • Appendix A: Source Surface Method and Accelerated Damping Rate for Nonpotential Electric Field

  • Appendix B: Conductance Tensor