Articles | Volume 36, issue 6
Ann. Geophys., 36, 1577–1596, 2018
Ann. Geophys., 36, 1577–1596, 2018

Regular paper 29 Nov 2018

Regular paper | 29 Nov 2018

The asymmetric geospace as displayed during the geomagnetic storm on 17 August 2001

Nikolai Østgaard et al.

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In this paper we take advantage of having two auroral imaging missions giving simultaneous data of both the southern and northern aurora. Combined with all available in situ measurements from space and global ground-based networks, we explore the asymmetric behavior of geospace. We find large auroral asymmetries and different reconnection geometry in the two hemispheres. During substorm expansion phase asymmetries are reduced.