Mechanisms for the Acceleration of Radiation Belt Electrons

  1. Bruce Tsurutani,
  2. Robert McPherron,
  3. Gang Lu,
  4. José H. A. Sobral and
  5. Natchimuthukonar Gopalswamy
  1. Richard B. Horne1,
  2. Nigel P. Meredith1,
  3. Sarah A. Glauert1,
  4. Athina Varotsou2,
  5. Daniel Boscher2,
  6. Richard M. Thorne3,
  7. Yuri Y. Shprits3 and
  8. Roger R. anderson4

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/167GM14

Recurrent Magnetic Storms: Corotating Solar Wind Streams

Recurrent Magnetic Storms: Corotating Solar Wind Streams

How to Cite

Horne, R. B., Meredith, N. P., Glauert, S. A., Varotsou, A., Boscher, D., Thorne, R. M., Shprits, Y. Y. and anderson, R. R. (2006) Mechanisms for the Acceleration of 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: 10.1029/167GM14

Author Information

  1. 1

    British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, England

  2. 2

    Onera/Department of Space Environment, Toulouse, France

  3. 3

    Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 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

  • Magnetic Activity and Electron Flux

  • Electron Acceleration and Loss

  • Global Modeling

  • Concluding Remarks