E-mail a Wiley Online Library Link

R. M. Thorne, W. Li, B. Ni, Q. Ma, J. Bortnik, D. N. Baker, H. E. Spence, G. D. Reeves, M. G. Henderson, C. A. Kletzing, W. S. Kurth, G. B. Hospodarsky, D. Turner and V. Angelopoulos Evolution and slow decay of an unusual narrow ring of relativistic electrons near L ~ 3.2 following the September 2012 magnetic storm Geophysical Research Letters 40

Article first published online: 26 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/grl.50627

Key Points

  • Relativistic electrons injected into the plasmasphere have long lifetimes
  • The loss rate is controlled by scattering by whistler-mode hiss
  • Isolated rings of relativistic electrons form during magnetic storms

Complete the form below and we will send an e-mail message containing a link to the selected article on your behalf

Required = Required Field