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Concurrent effect of Alfvén waves and planar magnetic structure on geomagnetic storms


Mishra ,  Wageesh
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Max Planck Society;

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Shaikh, Z. I., Raghav, A., Vichare, G., Bhaskar, A., Mishra, W., & Choraghe, K. (2019). Concurrent effect of Alfvén waves and planar magnetic structure on geomagnetic storms. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 490(3), 3440-3447. doi:10.1093/mnras/stz2806.

Cite as: https://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0005-DB2D-3
Generally, interplanetary coronal mass ejection (ICME) triggers intense and strong geomagnetic storms. It has been established that the ICME sheath-moulded planar magnetic structure enhances the amplitude of the storms. Alfvén waves embedded in ICME magnetic clouds or high solar streams including corotating interacting regions (CIRs) in turn extend the recovery phase of the storm. Here, we investigate a geomagnetic storm with a very complex temporal profile with multiple decreasing and recovery phases. We examine the role of planar magnetic structure (PMS) and Alfvén waves in the various phases of the storm. We find that fast decrease and fast recovery phases are evident during transit of PMS regions, whereas a slight decrease or recovery is found during the transit of regions embedded with Alfvénic fluctuations.