Accession Number : AD0736431

Title :   Unified Theory of SAR Arc Formation at the Plasma-pause.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jul 70-Jul 71,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Cornwall,John M. ; Coroniti,Ferdinand V. ; Thorne,Richard M.

Report Date : 15 DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : The authors propose that stable auroral red acrs (SAR arcs) are generated at the plasmapause as a consequence of the turbulent dissipation of ring current energy.

Descriptors :   (*AURORAE, THEORY), IONOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES, OSCILLATION, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), MAGNETIC STORMS, MAGNETOSPHERE, ELECTRON DENSITY, HEAT TRANSFER

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE