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Annales Geophysicae An open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Ann. Geophys., 35, 139-146, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-35-139-2017
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24 Jan 2017
A study of geomagnetic field variations along the 80° S geomagnetic parallel
Stefania Lepidi et al.

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We study geomagnetic field variations from 1 min data at three Antarctic sites (Mario Zucchelli Station, Scott Base, Talos Dome) along the 80° S geomagnetic parallel. The daily variation depends on local time, due to the polar extension of midlatitude ionospheric currents. The ~1–7 mHz power maximizes around 12 MLT, close to the cusp, and the coherence does so between stations around 24 MLT. The wave propagation is consistent with a daytime solar wind source and with nighttime substorm processes.
We study geomagnetic field variations from 1 min data at three Antarctic sites (Mario Zucchelli...
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