The Role of Alfvén Waves in the Formation of Auroral Parallel Electric Fields

  1. Shin-Ichi Ohtani,
  2. Ryoichi Fujii,
  3. Michael Hesse and
  4. Robert L. Lysak
  1. Robert L. Lysak and
  2. Yan Song

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM118p0147

Magnetospheric Current Systems

Magnetospheric Current Systems

How to Cite

Lysak, R. L. and Song, Y. (2000) The Role of Alfvén Waves in the Formation of Auroral Parallel Electric Fields, 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/GM118p0147

Author Information

  1. School of Physics and Astronomy, University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909769

Online ISBN: 9781118669006

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Keywords:

  • Magnetospheric currents—Congresses

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling by Alfvién Waves

  • Causes and Effects of Parallel Electric Fields

  • Formation of Small-Scale Structure in Auroral Currents and Fields

  • Summary