Extended Consideration of a Synthesis Model for Magnetospheric Substorms

  1. Joseph R. Kan,
  2. Thomas A. Potemra,
  3. Susumu Kokubun and
  4. Takesi Iijima
  1. A. T. Y. Lui

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM064p0043

Magnetospheric Substorms

Magnetospheric Substorms

How to Cite

Lui, A. T. Y. (1991) Extended Consideration of a Synthesis Model for Magnetospheric Substorms, in Magnetospheric Substorms (eds J. R. Kan, T. A. Potemra, S. Kokubun and T. Iijima), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM064p0043

Author Information

  1. Applied Physics Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900308

Online ISBN: 9781118663981

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Keywords:

  • Magnetospheric substorms—Congresses

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Principal Substorm Phenomena

  • Substorm Models

  • A Critique of Substorm Models

  • Substorm Initiation Region

  • Growth Phase of the Synthesis Model

  • Expansion Phase of the Synthesis Model

  • Recovery Phase of the Synthesis Model

  • Further Implication of the Synthesis Model

  • Summary and Concluding Remarks