A Turbulent Heating Model Combining Diffusion and Advection Effects for Giant Planet Magnetospheres

@article{Ng2022ATH,
  title={A Turbulent Heating Model Combining Diffusion and Advection Effects for Giant Planet Magnetospheres},
  author={C. S. Ng and Bishwa Neupane and Peter A. Delamere and Peter Damiano},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2022}
}
The ion temperature of the magnetospheres of Jupiter and Saturn was observed to increase substantially from about 10 to 30 planet radii. Different heating mechanisms have been proposed to explain such observations, including a heating model for Jupiter based on MHD turbulence with flux-tube diffusion. More recently, an MHD turbulent heating model based on advection was shown to also explain the temperature increase at Jupiter and Saturn. We further develop this turbulent heating model by… 

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