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Introduction to the special section on Chorus: Chorus and its role in space weather

By Bruce T. Tsurutani, Richard B. Horne, Jolene S. Pickett, Ondrej Santolik, David Schriver and Olga P. Verkhoglyadova


Chorus, a naturally occurring magnetospheric electromagnetic wave, is believed to be the result of a long chain of physical processes starting with supergranular circulation at the sun. The interaction of chorus with energetic electrons produces similar to MeV "killer" electrons that can disable Earth orbiting spacecraft

Topics: Physics, Atmospheric Sciences, Space Sciences
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
Year: 2010
DOI identifier: 10.1029/2010JA015870
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