Global Distribution of Magnetic Storm Fields and Relativistic Particles Fluxes

  • Olga MaksimenkoEmail author
  • Galyna Melnyk
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


The results of a total magnetic field and ring current (RC) field calculations in the inner magnetosphere (±10 R E ) are presented, using Tsyganenko’s T01 empirical model for disturbed magnetospheric magnetic field. The maps of the spatial distribution of model magnetic fields for an intensive magnetic storm on April 6–7th, 2000 were analysed. Moving the large-scale non-uniform structural boundaries change is picked out in the geomagnetic model field distribution both for the main phase of the magnetic storm and for quiet day. The difference of the contributions of RC and cross-section tail current magnetic fields in the total magnetic field during the main and the recovery phases of the magnetic storm is determined. Different dynamics of the relativistic proton and electron fluxes at a geostationary orbit near the magnetic storms has been shown.


Magnetic field Model Magnetic storm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of GeophysicsUkrainian National Academy of SciencesKievUkraine

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