Merging and the Single Particle

  1. Gordon R. Wilson
  1. T. E. Moore1 and
  2. D. C. Delcourt2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM062p0081

Modeling Magnetospheric Plasma Processes

Modeling Magnetospheric Plasma Processes

How to Cite

Moore, T. E. and Delcourt, D. C. (1991) Merging and the Single Particle, in Modeling Magnetospheric Plasma Processes (ed G. R. Wilson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM062p0081

Author Information

  1. 1

    NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Space Science Laboratory, Mail Code ES53, Huntsville, AL 35812

  2. 2

    ESA/ESTEC, Department of Space Physics, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900285

Online ISBN: 9781118663905



  • Space plasmas—Mathematical models—Congresses;
  • Magnetosphere—Mathematical models—Congresses


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Single Particle Motion in Model Fields

  • Particle Acceleration in Dipolarization Events

  • Discussion: Tidal Basin Analogy for Substorms

  • Conclusions