The Earth's Dynamic Magnetotail

Geomagnetic field lines that are stretched on the nightside of the Earth due to reconnection with the interplanetary magnetic field constitute the Earth's magnetotail. The magnetotail is a dynamic entity where energy imparted from the solar wind is stored and then released to generate disturban...

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Bibliographic Details
Journal Title: Space Science Reviews
Authors and Corporations: Nishida, A.
In: Space Science Reviews, 91, 2000, 3, p. 507-577
Type of Resource: E-Article
Kluwer Academic Publishers