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Comparative study of the power transferred from satellite-magnetosphere interactions to auroral emissions

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Comparative study of the power transferred from satellite-magnetosphere interactions to auroral emissions. / Hess, S. L G; Delamere, P. A.; Dols, V.; Ray, L. C.

In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, Vol. 116, No. 1, A01202, 01.2011.

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Hess, SLG, Delamere, PA, Dols, V & Ray, LC 2011, 'Comparative study of the power transferred from satellite-magnetosphere interactions to auroral emissions', Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, vol. 116, no. 1, A01202. https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JA015807

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Hess, S. L. G., Delamere, P. A., Dols, V., & Ray, L. C. (2011). Comparative study of the power transferred from satellite-magnetosphere interactions to auroral emissions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 116(1), [A01202]. https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JA015807

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Hess SLG, Delamere PA, Dols V, Ray LC. Comparative study of the power transferred from satellite-magnetosphere interactions to auroral emissions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 2011 Jan;116(1). A01202. https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JA015807

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Hess, S. L G ; Delamere, P. A. ; Dols, V. ; Ray, L. C. / Comparative study of the power transferred from satellite-magnetosphere interactions to auroral emissions. In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 2011 ; Vol. 116, No. 1.

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