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Auroral Energy Flux and Joule Heating Derived From Global Maps of Field-Aligned Currents

We calculate auroral energy flux and Joule heating in the high-latitude ionosphere for 27 geomagnetically active days using two-dimensional maps of field-aligned currents determined by the Active Magnetosphere and Planetary Response Experiment. The energy input to the ionosphere due to Joule heating increases more rapidly with geomagnetic activity than that due to precipitating particles. The energy flux varies more smoothly with time than Joule heating, which is impulsive in nature on time scales from minutes to tens of min ...

Robinson, R.; Zanetti, L.;

Published by: Geophysical Research Letters      Published on:

YEAR: 2021     DOI: 10.1029/2020GL091527

Geomagnetic storms; Auroral energy flux; auroral energy input; auroral substorms; Joule heating; ring current


Nightside detached auroras due to precipitating protons/ions during intense magnetic storms

Nightside detached auroras (NDA) during intense magnetic storms are studied by using FUV image data from Thermosphere-Ionosphere-Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics (TIMED)/Global Ultraviolet Imager (GUVI), Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE)/FUV, and particle data from DMSP/SSJ/4 instruments. We found that NDA are caused by proton/ion precipitation only. Thin arc-shaped NDA are very likely due to soft (\<1 keV) proton/ion precipitation. Thick or patch-shaped NDA are caused by energetic (\~10 ke ...

Zhang, Y; Paxton, LJ; Morrison, D; Wolven, B; Kil, H; Wing, S;

Published by: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics (1978\textendash2012)      Published on:

YEAR: 2005     DOI: 10.1029/2004JA010498

detached aurora; proton precipitation; ring current; Magnetic storm