Dynamics of Field-Aligned Current Sources at Earth and Jupiter

  1. Thomas A. Potemra
  1. D. D. Barbosa

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM028p0350

Magnetospheric Currents

Magnetospheric Currents

How to Cite

Barbosa, D. D. (1984) Dynamics of Field-Aligned Current Sources at Earth and Jupiter, in Magnetospheric Currents (ed T. A. Potemra), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM028p0350

Author Information

  1. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900551

Online ISBN: 9781118664131

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Keywords:

  • Magnetospheric currents—Congresses;
  • Plasma instabilities—Congresses

Summary

This paper examines several mechanisms for generation of field-aligned currents in the magnetospheres of Earth and Jupiter. Implications for planetary radio emission in relation to field-aligned current systems are discussed.