Variability of the Incompressible Energy Cascade Rate in Solar Wind Turbulence around Mars

  title={Variability of the Incompressible Energy Cascade Rate in Solar Wind Turbulence around Mars},
  author={Norberto Romanelli and Nahuel Andr{\'e}s and Gina A. DiBraccio},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present a statistical analysis on the variability of the incompressible energy cascade rate in the solar wind around Mars, making use of an exact relation for fully developed turbulence and more than five years of Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) observations. Using magnetic field and plasma data, we compute the energy cascade rate at the magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) scales in the pristine solar wind. From our statistical results, we conclude that the incompressible energy… 



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