Field Line Mapping and Birkeland Currents

  1. Shin-Ichi Ohtani,
  2. Ryoichi Fujii,
  3. Michael Hesse and
  4. Robert L. Lysak
  1. F. R. Toffoletto and
  2. T. W. Hill

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM118p0071

Magnetospheric Current Systems

Magnetospheric Current Systems

How to Cite

Toffoletto, F. R. and Hill, T. W. (2000) Field Line Mapping and Birkeland Currents, in Magnetospheric Current Systems (eds S.-I. Ohtani, R. Fujii, M. Hesse and R. L. Lysak), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM118p0071

Author Information

  1. Department of Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909769

Online ISBN: 9781118669006



  • Magnetospheric currents—Congresses


  • Introduction

  • Approach

  • Results for Σ = 5 Mho

  • Results for Σ = 25 Mho

  • Discussion