A localized disturbance of the earth’s magnetic field in high latitudes, typically manifested as an aurora.
More example sentences
- A typical example of how both missions will co-operate is the study of the magnetic substorms producing the bright aurorae.
- The jagged peaks mark the arrival of electrons in substorms, and they gradually drift away again.
- A magnetospheric substorm has three distinct phases: growth, expansion, and recovery.
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