Substorm Effects Observed in the Auroral Plasma

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. J. L. Burch1,
  2. S. A. Fields1 and
  3. R. A. Heelis2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP008p0740

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II

How to Cite

Burch, J. L., Fields, S. A. and Heelis, R. A. (1976) Substorm Effects Observed in the Auroral Plasma, in Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II (ed D. J. Williams), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP008p0740

Author Information

  1. 1

    Magnetospheric and Plasma Physics Branch, Nasa/Marshall Space Flight Center, Hunstville, Alabama 35812

  2. 2

    The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas 75080

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118659021

Online ISBN: 9781118669105

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Keywords:

  • Charged particles acceleration;
  • Electron energy spectrum;
  • Low altitudes acceleration mechanism;
  • Pitch angle distributions (PAD);
  • Static electric and magnetic fields

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Instrumentation

  • Particle Precipitation

  • Plasma Convection

  • Typical Substorm Effects

  • Substorm Electron Acceleration Mechanisms

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments