Characteristics of Field-Aligned Currents Near the Auroral Acceleration Region: Fast Observations

  1. Shin-Ichi Ohtani,
  2. Ryoichi Fujii,
  3. Michael Hesse and
  4. Robert L. Lysak
  1. W. J. Peria1,
  2. C. W. Carlson1,
  3. R. E. Ergun1,
  4. J. P. McFadden1,
  5. J. Bonnell2,
  6. R. C. Elphic2 and
  7. R. J. Strangeway3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM118p0181

Magnetospheric Current Systems

Magnetospheric Current Systems

How to Cite

Peria, W. J., Carlson, C. W., Ergun, R. E., McFadden, J. P., Bonnell, J., Elphic, R. C. and Strangeway, R. J. (2000) Characteristics of Field-Aligned Currents Near the Auroral Acceleration Region: Fast Observations, 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/GM118p0181

Author Information

  1. 1

    Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley

  2. 2

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

  3. 3

    Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles

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

  • Methodology

  • Statistical Properties of FACs

  • The Association of FACs With Upgoing Electron Beams

  • Discussion