Auroral Heating

  • Alv Egeland
Part of the Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 51)


Today we can explain and predict fairly accurately several of the regular, global-scale variations in the upper atmosphere, while existing models fail to reproduce rapid structural changes which occur more or less continuously in the high latitude ionosphere. Particularly in the auroral E region, there is a wide gap between our present theoretical understanding of the physics and the experimental data.


Solar Wind Joule Heating Hall Conductivity Auroral Electrojet Geomagnetic Field Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alv Egeland
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  1. 1.The Norwegian Institute of Cosmic PhysicsBlindern, Oslo 3Norway

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