Articles | Volume 40, issue 4
Regular paper
05 Aug 2022
Regular paper |  | 05 Aug 2022

Multiple conjugate observations of magnetospheric fast flow bursts using THEMIS observations

Homayon Aryan, Jacob Bortnik, Jinxing Li, James Michael Weygand, Xiangning Chu, and Vassilis Angelopoulos

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In this study, we use a multipoint analysis of conjugate magnetospheric and ionospheric observations to investigate the magnetospheric and ionospheric responses to fast flow bursts that are associated with different space weather conditions. The results show that ionospheric currents are connected to the magnetospheric flows for different space weather conditions. The connection is more apparent and global for flows that are associated with a geomagnetically active condition.