Mechanisms Underlying the Pre-reversal Enhancement of the Vertical Plasma Drift in the Low-Latitude Ionosphere

Vince Eccles
Space Environment Corporation, Providence, UT, USA

Jean-Pierre St. Maurice
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Robert W. Schunk
Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA


J. Geophys. Res., submitted, 2014.09.24


Acknowledgement: We thank NSF for supporting this work under grant ATM0745714 and the Canada REsearch Chair program at Univ. of Saskatchewan.


The following are the Figures and Data Files for the Figures that are contained in the paper.

Figure 1.
Figure 1
Total Current Density File
Current Flowlines Function File


Figure 2.
Figure 2
Altitude Profiles for 1700LT File
Altitude Profiles for 1900LT File


Figure 3.
Figure 3
E-Region Integrated Pedersen Conductivity File
F-Region Integrated Pedersen Conductivity File
Local Time Near 400km File


Figure 4.
Figure 3
E-Region Integrated Hall Conductivity File
F-Region Integrated Pedersen Conductivity File
Local Time Near 400km File


Figure 5.
Figure 3
E-Region Integrated Hall Conductivity File
Current Flow Line Function File
F Region Neutral Wind Dynamo Driven Vertical Current Density File
Local Time Currents Near 400km File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km File


Figure 6.
Figure 6
Charge Density For (a) File
Charge Density For (b) File
Charge Density For (c) File
Charge Density For (d) File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (a) File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (a) with EEJ File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (b) File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (b) with EEJ File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (c) File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (c) with EEJ File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (d) File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km for (d) with EEJ File


Figure 7.
Figure 7
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km with 1700LT EEJ Sunset File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km with 1800LT EEJ Sunset File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km with 1900LT EEJ Sunset File


Figure 8.
Figure 8
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km with EEJ Nighttime=Daytime/10 File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km with EEJ Nighttime=Daytime/20 File
Local Time Plasma Drifts Near 400km with EEJ Nighttime=Daytime/40 File


Figure 9.
Figure 9
Altitude Profile of Vertical Plasma Drift At CFM PRE Peak w/o EEJ
Altitude Profile of Vertical Plasma Drift At CFM PRE Peak w/ EEJ
Altitude Profile of Vertical Plasma Drift At HDCM PRE Peak w/o EEJ
Altitude Profile of Vertical Plasma Drift At HDCM PRE Peak w/ EEJ


Figure 10.
Figure 10
Local Time Conductivity Variations near 125km
Local Time Conductivity Variations near 400km
Local Time Plasma Drift Variations near 400km for CFM
Local Time Plasma Drift Variations near 400km for HDCM
Local Time Plasma Drift Variations near 400km for Combined CFM & HDCM


Figure 11.
Figure 11
Local Time Conductivity Variations near 125km
Local Time Conductivity Variations near 400km
Local Time Plasma Drift Variations near 400km for CFM
Local Time Plasma Drift Variations near 400km for HDCM
Local Time Plasma Drift Variations near 400km for Combined CFM & HDCM


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