Introduction to the special section on Chorus: Chorus and its role in space weather
Article first published online: 2 SEP 2010
Copyright 2010 by the American Geophysical Union.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics (1978–2012)
Volume 115, Issue A9, September 2010
How to Cite
2010), Introduction to the special section on Chorus: Chorus and its role in space weather, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A00F01, doi:10.1029/2010JA015870., , , , , and (
- Issue published online: 2 SEP 2010
- Article first published online: 2 SEP 2010
- Manuscript Received: 30 JUN 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 30 JUN 2010
- relativistic electrons;
- space weather;
- magnetospheric physics
 Chorus, a naturally occurring magnetospheric electromagnetic wave, is believed to be the result of a long chain of physical processes starting with supergranular circulation at the sun. The interaction of chorus with energetic electrons produces ∼ MeV “killer” electrons that can disable Earth orbiting spacecraft.