2. Auroral Electrojet
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Currents: Auroral Electrojet

This module illustrates how ionospheric and magnetospheric electrojets cause the signatures seen on the ground beneath them and how the solar wind and interplanetary magnetic field can lead to the buildup of the ring current.

Auroral electrojet current parameters
Altitude of electrojet:
Latitude of electrojet:
Azimuth of current:
Width of current:
Strength of current:
Depth of conductivity layer:
Induced current
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