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Annales Geophysicae An open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Ann. Geophys., 35, 645-657, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/angeo-35-645-2017
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
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17 May 2017
Statistical survey of day-side magnetospheric current flow using Cluster observations: magnetopause
Evelyn Liebert et al.

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We present a statistical survey of current magnitudes, directions and locations at the high-latitude day-side magnetopause using Cluster's multi-spacecraft data. Our results show that the magnetopause current flow directions match expectations based on existing models and simulations. Current magnitudes are in correspondence with former studies. In addition, we observe a varying location of the currents with respect to changes in the ambient plasma properties.
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