Occurrence and average behavior of pulsating aurora

  title={Occurrence and average behavior of pulsating aurora},
  author={N. Partamies and Daniel K. Whiter and Akira Kadokura and Kirsti Kauristie and Hilde Nesse Tyss{\o}y and Stefano Massetti and Peter Stauning and Tero Raita},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics},
  pages={5606 - 5618}
Motivated by recent event studies and modeling efforts on pulsating aurora, which conclude that the precipitation energy during these events is high enough to cause significant chemical changes in the mesosphere, this study looks for the bulk behavior of auroral pulsations. Based on about 400 pulsating aurora events, we outline the typical duration, geomagnetic conditions, and change in the peak emission height for the events. We show that the auroral peak emission height for both green and… 
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