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Polar Collaborative Data Analysis Intervals

  • March 25, 1996, 0000-0300 UT (Polar cusp currents during southward IMF)
  • May 26, 1996, 0400-1000 UT (Control day for May 29, 1996)
  • May 27, 1996, 1200-1300 UT (Aurora australis and polar perigee pass)
  • May 29, 1996, 0300-0800 UT (Plasma entry layer for northward IMF and strong dynamic pressure)
  • June 6, 1996
  • January 10-11, 1997 (Magnetic cloud event)
  • May 4, 1998
  • September 24/25, 1998
  • Other intervals of interest to the Polar community can be found on the hompage of the 2nd IACG Campaign on Boundaries in Collisionless Plasmas


  • March 25, 1996, 0000-0300 UT
    Polar cusp currents during southward IMF
    Coordinator: C. T. Russell (ctrussel@igpp.ucla.edu)

    Data Plots:

    1. IMF (IMP-8): 0000-2400
    2. IMF (WIND): 0000-02400
    3. Solar Wind: 0000-2400
    4. DBX FAC: 0000-0300
    5. DBY FAC: 0000-0300
    6. Inc/Dec: 0000-0300

    Figure Captions


    May 26, 1996, 0400-1000 UT


    Control day for May 29, 1996

    Data Plots:

    1. Orbit Projections: XZ Plane and YZ Plane
    2. Scaled Orbit
    3. IMF (WIND)
    4. Solar Wind (WIND)
    5. POLAR MFE GSM Data & Model: 0400-1000 UT
    6. POLAR MFE Inc/Dec & Delta B


    May 27, 1996, 1200-1300 UT
    Aurora australis and polar perigee pass Coordinator: Dave Chenette

    Link to 27 May GGS Event home page at PIXIE group

    1. Overview of Solar Wind, IMF and Dst Data: 960527 0800- 960528 0200 UT
    2. POLAR MFE: Residuals of Magnetif Field in GSM


    May 29, 1996, 0300-0800 UT

    Online Papers:

    Plasma entry layer for northward IMF and strong dynamic pressure
    Coordinator: W. Peterson (pete@agena.space.lockheed.com)

    Link to May 29 and May 26 Event home page at TIMAS group

    Data Plots:

    1. Orbit Projections: XZ Plane and YZ Plane
    2. Scaled Orbit
    3. IMF (WIND): 0000-2400
    4. Solar Wind: 0000-2400
    5. POLAR Magnetic Field in GSM: 0200-0800
    6. High Resolution Data (8 samples/sec) Magnetic Field Near Reconnection Times:
      0400-0420 UT and 0648-0708 UT
    7. Inc/Dec & Delta B: 0200-0800

    Figure Captions



    June 6, 1996


    Data Plots:

    1. Orbit Projections: XZ Plane and YZ Plane
    2. Scaled Orbit
    3. IMF (WIND)
    4. Solar Wind (WIND)
    5. Residuals in FAC
    6. Inc/Dec & Delta B


    Jan 10-11, 1997, Magnetic Cloud Event
    Link to Jan 6-11, 1997 Event home page at GSFC

    Online Papers:

    Overview:

    1. Magnetic field inclination angle, declination angle and field strength:
      970109   |   970110   |   970111
    2. Magnetic field residuals in GSM:
      970109   |   970110   |   970111
    3. Magnetic field residuals in Field Aligned Coordinates (FAC):
      970109   |   970110   |   970111

    Three successive Polar perigee passes on Jan 9, 10 and 11:

    1. 1330-1506 UT, Jan 9, 1997: Normal IMF and solar wind, low activity: (IMF B ~ 3 nT, IMF Bz ~ 0, Pdyn ~ 1.6 nPa):
    2. 0700-0836 UT, Jan 10, 1997: Strongly southward IMF (IMF Bz ~ -15 nT, Pdyn ~ 3 nPa):
    3. 0030-0106 UT, Jan 11, 1997: Strongly northward IMF and extramely high solar wind dynamic pressure (IMF Bz ~ 15 nT, Pdyn ~ 40 nPa)
    4. Comparison of magnetic field for the three perigee passes


    May 4, 1998

    This event is being studied as part of the IACG Campaign 2. More information can be found on this website.

    Online Paper:



    September 24/25, 1998

    This event is being studied as part of the IACG Campaign 2. More information can be found on this website.

    Online Papers:





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