Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Interactions: A Tutorial Review

  1. Shin-Ichi Ohtani,
  2. Ryoichi Fujii,
  3. Michael Hesse and
  4. Robert L. Lysak
  1. S. W. H. Cowley

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM118p0091

Magnetospheric Current Systems

Magnetospheric Current Systems

How to Cite

Cowley, S. W. H. (2000) Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Interactions: A Tutorial Review, 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/GM118p0091

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

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

  • Ionospheric flow, Conductivity, and Currents

  • Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Current Circuits

  • Cusp Currents

  • Travelling Convection Vortices

  • Substorm Currents