The Evolution of Ring Current Energy Density and Energy Content during Geomagnetic Storms Based on Van Allen Probes Measurements

Hong Zhao1, Xinlin Li2, Daniel N Baker3, Seth G Claudepierre4, J. F. Fennell5, J Bernard Blake6, Brian Larsen7, Ruth M Skoug8, Herbert O Funsten8, Reiner H W Freidel9, Geoffrey D Reeves8, Harlan E. Spence10, Donald G Mitchell11, Louis J Lanzerotti12 and Juan V Rodriguez3, (1)University of Colorado at Boulder, LASP and Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Univ Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (5)Aerospace Corporation Los Angeles, Space Science Applications Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (6)Aerospace Corporation Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA, United States, (7)The New Mexico Consortium, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (8)Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (9)Los Alamos Natl Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (10)University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Space Science Center, Durham, NH, United States, (11)JHU/APL, Laurel, MD, United States, (12)New Jersey Institute of Technology, Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, Newark, NJ, United States