The properties of kinetic Alfven waves and their role in the dynamics of the magnetosphere

1Malovichko, PP
1Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2002, 8 ;(Supplement2):201-206
Publication Language: Russian
Using the kinetic and hydrodynamic equations, the properties of kinetic Alfven waves are considered. The analysis and comparison of the results obtained in both approaches. The role and influence of kinetic Alfven waves on the dynamics of processes and phenomena occurring in the Earth’s magnetosphere are analyzed.