Field-Aligned Currents: Forty Years after Iijima and Potemra (1976) II

Wednesday, 16 December 2015: 08:00-10:00
2016 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Simon Wing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States
Conveners:  Jay Johnson, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, Princeton, NJ, United States and Enrico Camporeale, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Multiscale Dynamics, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Chairs:  Simon Wing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States and Enrico Camporeale, Center for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI), Amsterdam, Netherlands
OSPA Liaisons:  Jay Johnson, Princeton University, Plasma Physics Laboratiry, Princeton, NJ, United States
The Four-Part Field-Aligned Current System in the Ionosphere at Substorm Onset (71379)
Kathryn A McWilliams1, George J Sofko1, William A Bristow2 and Glenn Curtis Hussey1, (1)University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, (2)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Field-aligned currents distribution as derived from the Swarm satellite constellation (Invited) (58938)
Hermann Luhr1, Guram Kervalishvili2, Jan Rauberg3 and Ingo Michaelis3, (1)Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, GFZ, Potsdam, Germany, (2)Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, M. Nodia Institute of Geophysics, Tbilisi, Georgia, (3)GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
Dynamics of the field-aligned current distribution during a magnetic storm: AMPERE (81491)
Dimitris Vassiliadis, West Virginia University, Physics and Astronomy, Morgantown, WV, United States and Bruce P Tepke, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States
Kinetic Alfven Waves Carrying Intense Field Aligned Currents: Particle Trapping and Electron Acceleration (67247)
Robert Rankin, University of Alberta, Physics, Edmonton, AB, Canada and Anton Artemyev, Space Research Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia
Evolution of Field-Aligned Currents by Alfvén Wave Propagation (Invited) (60568)
Robert L Lysak1, Yan Song1, Colin L Waters2 and Murray D Sciffer2, (1)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, School of Physics and Astronomy, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (2)University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
Ion gyroradius effects on Alfvenic field aligned currents and electron energization in planetary magnetospheres. (80312)
Peter A Damiano, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States
Origins and Closure of the Region 1 Currents of Iijima and Potemra (Invited) (58307)
William Lotko1, Michael James Wiltberger2 and Binzheng Zhang1, (1)Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering, Hanover, NH, United States, (2)National Center for Atmospheric Research, High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, CO, United States