Modeling of Ring Current Formation and Decay: A Review

  1. Bruce T. Tsurutani,
  2. Walter D. Gonzalez,
  3. Yohsuke Kamide and
  4. John K. Arballo
  1. Margaret W. Chen1,
  2. Michael Schulz2 and
  3. Larry R. Lyons1

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM098p0173

Magnetic Storms

Magnetic Storms

How to Cite

Chen, M. W., Schulz, M. and Lyons, L. R. (1997) Modeling of Ring Current Formation and Decay: A Review, 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/GM098p0173

Author Information

  1. 1

    Space and Environment Technology Center, the Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, California

  2. 2

    Advanced Technology Center, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space, Palo Alto, California

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

  • Formation of Stormtime Ring Current

  • Ring Current Decay

  • Unresolved Problems