Magnetic Storms: Current Understanding and Outstanding Questions

  1. Bruce T. Tsurutani,
  2. Walter D. Gonzalez,
  3. Yohsuke Kamide and
  4. John K. Arballo
  1. Y. Kamide1,
  2. R. L. McPherron2,
  3. W. D. Gonzalez3,
  4. D. C. Hamilton4,
  5. H. S. Hudson5,
  6. J. A. Joselyn6,
  7. S. W. Kahler7,
  8. L. R. Lyons8,
  9. H. Lundstedt9 and
  10. E. Szuszczewicz10

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM098p0001

Magnetic Storms

Magnetic Storms

How to Cite

Kamide, Y., McPherron, R. L., Gonzalez, W. D., Hamilton, D. C., Hudson, H. S., Joselyn, J. A., Kahler, S. W., Lyons, L. R., Lundstedt, H. and Szuszczewicz, E. (1997) Magnetic Storms: Current Understanding and Outstanding Questions, in Magnetic Storms (eds B. T. Tsurutani, W. D. Gonzalez, Y. Kamide and J. K. Arballo), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM098p0001

Author Information

  1. 1

    Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, Nagoya University, Toyokawa, Japan

  2. 2

    Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  3. 3

    Instituto Nacional De Pesquisas Espacias, Sao Jose Dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  4. 4

    Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA

  5. 5

    Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA

  6. 6

    Space Environment Center, National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration, Boulder, CO, USA

  7. 7

    Phillips Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, MA, USA

  8. 8

    Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  9. 9

    Solar-Terrestrial Division, IRF-STL, Lund, Sweden

  10. 10

    Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900803

Online ISBN: 9781118664612



  • Magnetic Storms


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Solar Origin of Magnetic Storms

  • Solar-Interplanetary Coupling

  • Interplanetary-Magnetospheric Coupling

  • Storm Dynamics/Ring Current

  • Ring Current Formation Processes

  • Storm-Substorm Relationships

  • Ionospheric-Thermospheric Storms

  • Artificial Intelligence and Storm Forecasting

  • System Effects - What do Users Want?

  • Summary