New-generation empirical magnetic field models: Increasing resolution of equatorial and Birkeland currents and transition from modeling to nowcasting

Grant Killian Stephens1, Mikhail I. Sitnov1 and Robert J Redmon2, (1)Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins, Laurel, MD, United States, (2)NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, Geophysical Science Branch - Solar and Terrestrial Physics, Boulder, CO, United States