Definition of plasmapause in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈplazməpɔːz


  • The outer limit of a plasmasphere, marked by a sudden change in plasma density.
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    • This suggests that decrease of the radius of the plasmapause is mainly due to rapid and short decreases just after the onset of each substorms.
    • This provides an important comparison for remote sensing plasma mass densities particularly around the plasmapause.

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