Evolution of the Earth’s Magnetosheath Turbulence: A Statistical Study Based on MMS Observations

@article{Li2020EvolutionOT,
title={Evolution of the Earth’s Magnetosheath Turbulence: A Statistical Study Based on MMS Observations},
author={Huaiqian Li and Wence Jiang and Chien Wang and Daniel Verscharen and Chen Zeng and Christopher T. Russell and Barbara L. Giles and James L. Burch},
journal={arXiv: Space Physics},
year={2020}
}
• H. Li, +5 authors J. Burch
• Published 2020
• Physics
• arXiv: Space Physics
Composed of shocked solar wind, the Earth's magnetosheath serves as a natural laboratory to study the transition of turbulence from low Alfv{e}n Mach number, $M_\mathrm{A}$, to high $M_\mathrm{A}$. The simultaneous observations of magnetic field and plasma moments with unprecedented high temporal resolution provided by NASA's \textit{Magnetospheric Multiscale} Mission enable us to study the magnetosheath turbulence at both magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) and sub-ion scales. Based on 1841 burst-mode… Expand
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