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From Thayyil Jayachandran (jaya at on 29 July 2013.

Dear Colleagues,

Contributions are invited to the following sessions at Fall AGU 2013 Meeting to be held in San Francisco, CA 9-13 December 2013. Abstract submission deadline is Tuesday 6 August 2013. Abstracts can be submitted at

SM009: Dynamical Processes of the Cusp/Polar Cap Ionosphere

Session Description: The Polar Cap ionosphere is strongly affected by active solar wind conditions. Coordinated observations, theory and modeling are needed to decode the complexity of the cusp and polar cap dynamics, relevant for GNSS and communication systems. Recently there has been an explosion of distributed array of multi-instruments (GPS receivers, ionosondes, sounding rockets, satellites, magnetometers, optical instruments, ground-based radars) in the high-latitude region. This session focuses on all aspects of high-latitude dynamics and electrodynamics, including micro- and macro-scale physics, field-aligned currents and flow dynamics, generation of waves, instabilities, and scintillation phenomena. Topics involving multi-instrument observations and those relating the plasma physics to the observational phenomena are particularly welcome.

Convenors: Keisuke Hosokawa, Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan, Thayyil Jayachandran, Univ. of New Brunswick, Canada, Kjellmar Oksavik, Univ. of Bergen, Norway

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