The Role of Radial Transport in Accelerating Radiation Belt Electrons

  1. Bruce Tsurutani,
  2. Robert McPherron,
  3. Gang Lu,
  4. José H. A. Sobral and
  5. Natchimuthukonar Gopalswamy
  1. Xinlin Li

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/167GM13

Recurrent Magnetic Storms: Corotating Solar Wind Streams

Recurrent Magnetic Storms: Corotating Solar Wind Streams

How to Cite

Li, X. (2006) The Role of Radial Transport in Accelerating Radiation Belt Electrons, in Recurrent Magnetic Storms: Corotating Solar Wind Streams (eds B. Tsurutani, R. McPherron, G. Lu, J. H. A. Sobral and N. Gopalswamy), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/167GM13

Author Information

  1. Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and Department of Aerospace, Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904320

Online ISBN: 9781118666456

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Keywords:

  • Magnetic storms;
  • Corotating interaction regions;
  • Magnetosphere;
  • Atmosphere, Upper

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Long Term Observations of the Averaged Radiation Electrons and the DST Index

  • Radial Diffusion

  • Modeling the Enhancements of Radiation Belt Electrons Through Radial Diffusion

  • Summary