Near- and Mid-Tail Current Flow During Substorms: Small- and Large-Scale Aspects of Current Disruption

  1. Shin-Ichi Ohtani,
  2. Ryoichi Fujii,
  3. Michael Hesse and
  4. Robert L. Lysak
  1. Michael Hesse1 and
  2. Joachim Birn2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM118p0295

Magnetospheric Current Systems

Magnetospheric Current Systems

How to Cite

Hesse, M. and Birn, J. (2013) Near- and Mid-Tail Current Flow During Substorms: Small- and Large-Scale Aspects of Current Disruption, 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/GM118p0295

Author Information

  1. 1

    Electrodynamics Branch, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

  2. 2

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico

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

  • The Model

  • Onset of Magnetic Reconnection

  • The Kinetic Kink Mode

  • Summary and Conclusions