Show simple item record Pintér, Balázs Vo, H. Thom, S. Balthazor, R. L. 2008-12-05T09:41:44Z 2008-12-05T09:41:44Z 2006
dc.identifier.citation Pintér, B.; Vo, H.; Thom, S.; Balthazor, R., (2005) 'Modeling subauroral polarization streams equatorward of the plasmapause footprints', Journal of Geophysical Research 111(A10) pp.A10306 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0148-0227 en_US
dc.description.abstract We report on a modeling study on the effects of subauroral polarization stream (SAPS) events equatorward of the plasmapause footprints, using the Sheffield Coupled Thermosphere-Ionosphere-Plasmasphere (CTIP) model. SAPS events are simulated by imposing a poleward electric field for 2 hours in the premidnight sector between 50° and 60° magnetic latitude. The presence of the SAPS results in a decrease in vertical total electron count and F region ion density, while the height of the F region can rise by up to 100 km. A study of the relative importance of the physical processes finds that the most significant contribution is the temperature increase due to ion-neutral friction, resulting in increased reaction rates of O+ loss. The recovery time for the SAPS studied is up to 10 hours. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Geophysical Union en
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dc.title Modeling subauroral polarization streams equatorward of the plasmapause footprints en
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