CEDAR email: AGU SM027: Wave Processes in Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere Coupling
lynn.harvey at lasp.colorado.edu
Wed Jul 11 21:56:52 MDT 2018
Please consider submitting an abstract to the following AGU session on
the role of Wave Processes in Coupling the
*SM027: Wave Processes in Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Thermosphere Coupling*
*Invited Speakers: Dr. Hanli Liu and Dr. Oleksiy Agapitov*
*Session Description: *
The magnetosphere, ionosphere, and thermosphere are coupled via neutral
gas, charged particles, and electromagnetic fields across many spatial
and temporal scales. Now is an exciting time to study this coupling as
near-Earth space becomes more accessible, physically via observations,
and computationally by faster, more capable models.
Coupling phenomena include those carrying energy away from Earth (ion
outflow, gravity/planetary wave breaking, terrestrial VLF sources), and
those carrying energy toward Earth (particle precipitation, Earthward
Poynting flux). All these can be modulated and/or mediated by a diverse
set of waves.
This session solicits observational, analytic, and modeling studies of
wave properties and dynamics as they impact coupling between the
magnetosphere, ionosphere, and thermosphere. Of particular interest are
studies bringing new information to persistent problems (e.g. wave
transmission via density ducts, Joule heating dynamics, thermospheric
neutral gas wave dynamics), and studies that set the stage for
near-future missions such as Geospace Dynamics Constellation (GDC).
* *David Malaspina* | University of Colorado, Boulder
* *V Lynn Harvey* | Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
* *Katelynn Greer* | University of California Berkeley
* *Mark Golkowski* | University of Colorado Denver
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