Survey of ion plasma parameters in Saturn's magnetosphere

@article{Thomsen2010SurveyOI,
  title={Survey of ion plasma parameters in Saturn's magnetosphere},
  author={M. Thomsen and D. Reisenfeld and D. Delapp and Robert L. Tokar and D. Young and F. Crary and E. Sittler and M. McGraw and John D. Williams},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={115}
}
[1] A survey of the bulk plasma ion properties observed by the Cassini Plasma Spectrometer instrument over roughly the first 4.5 years of its mission in orbit around Saturn is presented. The moments (density, temperature, and flow velocity) of the plasma distributions below 50 keV have been computed by numerical integration of the observed counts in the “Singles” (non-mass-resolved) data, partitioned into species on the basis of concurrent determinations of the composition from the time-of… Expand

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