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Title: Magnetic Merging Locations Deduced from: Slow-Mode Shock Orientation Determinations, Boundary Layer Wave Intensities and Energetic Ion Velocity Dispersion in the Distant Geomagnetic Tail
Authors: Ho, C.M.
Tsurutani, B.T.
Smith, E.J.
Murphy, N.
Issue Date: Jul-1995
Citation: Boulder, CO
Abstract: Several techniques will be used to determine the location of the magnetic reconnection in the distant geomagnetic tail using the ISEE-3. Techniques to be used are calculated wave-particle scattering time, plasmoid source location (if a plasmoid is found), analysis of the magnetic field geometry and slow-mode shock orientation, and examination of the magnetic field Bz components and plasma bulk speeds.
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