Role of the Near Earth Plasmasheet at Substorms

  1. Joseph R. Kan,
  2. Thomas A. Potemra,
  3. Susumu Kokubun and
  4. Takesi Iijima
  1. A. Roux1,
  2. S. Perraut1,
  3. A. Morane1,
  4. P. Robert1,
  5. A. Korth2,
  6. G. Kremser3,
  7. A. Pederson4,
  8. R. Pellinen5 and
  9. Z.Y. Pu6

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM064p0201

Magnetospheric Substorms

Magnetospheric Substorms

How to Cite

Roux, A., Perraut, S., Morane, A., Robert, P., Korth, A., Kremser, G., Pederson, A., Pellinen, R. and Pu, Z.Y. (1991) Role of the Near Earth Plasmasheet at 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/GM064p0201

Author Information

  1. 1

    CNET/CRPE/CNRS, Issy-Les-Moulineaux-Cedex, France

  2. 2

    Max-Planck Institut Fur Aeronomie, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany

  3. 3

    Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

  4. 4

    ESTEC/SSD, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

  5. 5

    Finnish Meteorological Institut, Helsinki, Finland

  6. 6

    Department of Geophysics, Beijing University, Beijing, P.R.C.

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900308

Online ISBN: 9781118663981



  • Magnetospheric substorms—Congresses


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Substorms at the Geostationary Orbit

  • Ballooning Instability: Experimental Evidence

  • Ballooning Instability: Theoretical Framework

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion