The Role of Nongyrotropy in Balancing the Reconnection Diffusion Region

Michael Hesse1, Yi-Hsin Liu2, Li J Chen1, Naoki Bessho1, Shan Wang1, James L Burch3, Therese Moretto4, Kevin Genestreti5, Tai Phan6 and Paul Tenfjord7, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (3)Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, United States, (4)University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, (5)Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria, (6)UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, (7)University of Bergen, Birkeland Centre for Space Science, Bergen, Norway