The Distant Magnetotail: Its Structure, IMF Dependence, and Thermal Properties

  1. A. Nishida,
  2. D.N. Baker and
  3. S.W.H. Cowley
  1. K. Maezawa and
  2. T. Hori

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM105p0001

New Perspectives on the Earth'S Magnetotail

New Perspectives on the Earth'S Magnetotail

How to Cite

Maezawa, K. and Hori, T. (1998) The Distant Magnetotail: Its Structure, IMF Dependence, and Thermal Properties, in New Perspectives on the Earth'S Magnetotail (eds A. Nishida, D.N. Baker and S.W.H. Cowley), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM105p0001

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, 464-01, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900889

Online ISBN: 9781118664629

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Keywords:

  • Magnetotails

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations Prior to the Geotail Mission

  • Geotail Data

  • Plasma Mantle as a Major Source of Tail Plasma

  • Individual Examples of Plasma Mixing at the Interface between the Iplasma Mantle and the Plasma Sheet

  • Discussion

  • Summary