Geotail Mission: Accomplishments and Prospects

  1. James L. Burch,
  2. Robert L. Carovillano and
  3. Spiro K. Antiochos
  1. A. Nishida

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM109p0019

Sun-Earth Plasma Connections

Sun-Earth Plasma Connections

How to Cite

Nishida, A. (1999) Geotail Mission: Accomplishments and Prospects, in Sun-Earth Plasma Connections (eds J. L. Burch, R. L. Carovillano and S. K. Antiochos), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM109p0019

Author Information

  1. Institute of Space and Astronautical Science3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara 229-8510, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900926

Online ISBN: 9781118664469



  • International Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program Congresses;
  • Sun Congresses;
  • Solar magnetic fields Congresses;
  • Space plasmas Congresses;
  • Magnetosphere Congresses;
  • Astrophysics Congresses


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Imf Control on Magnetotail Structure and Convection

  • Initiation of Sub Storm by the Near-Earth Reconnection

  • Kinetic Properties of the Foreshock Region of the Slow Shock

  • Cold Dense Ion Flows in the Tail Lobe and at the Magnetopause

  • Distribution and Origin of the Plasma Waves in Geospace

  • Geotail in the Context of Istp

  • Suggested Future Mission