Mesoscale thermospheric wind in response to nightside auroral brightening

Toshi Nishimura1,2, Ying Zou3, Christine Gabrielse1, Larry R Lyons4, Roger H Varney5, Mark Conde6, Donald L Hampton6 and Stephen B Mende7, (1)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, (3)UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (4)UCLA, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (5)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (6)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (7)Univ California, Berkeley, CA, United States