Convection and Electrodynamic Signatures in the Vicinity of a Sun-Aligned Arc: Results from the Polar Acceleration Regions and Convection Study (Polar Arcs)

  1. Robert L. Lysak
  1. L.A. Weiss1,
  2. E.J. Weber2,
  3. P.H. Reiff1,
  4. J.R. Sharber3,
  5. J.D. Winningham3,
  6. F. Primdahl4,
  7. I.S. Mikkelsen5,
  8. C. Seifring6 and
  9. E.M. Wescott7

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM080p0069

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

Auroral Plasma Dynamics

How to Cite

Weiss, L.A., Weber, E.J., Reiff, P.H., Sharber, J.R., Winningham, J.D., Primdahl, F., Mikkelsen, I.S., Seifring, C. and Wescott, E.M. (1993) Convection and Electrodynamic Signatures in the Vicinity of a Sun-Aligned Arc: Results from the Polar Acceleration Regions and Convection Study (Polar Arcs), in Auroral Plasma Dynamics (ed R. L. Lysak), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM080p0069

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, Houston, Tx

  2. 2

    Phillips Laboratory, Hanscom Afb, Bedford, Ma

  3. 3

    Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Tx

  4. 4

    Danish Space Research Institute, Lyngby, Denmark

  5. 5

    Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

  6. 6

    Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, Dc

  7. 7

    Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Ak

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900391

Online ISBN: 9781118664001

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Keywords:

  • Auroras;
  • Space plasmas—Plasma dynamics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experiment Description

  • Observations

  • Discussion

  • Summary and Conclusions