Whistler triggers magnetic reconnection?
Top panel: Magnetic field (Z-component) measured by the FGM magnetometer on Cluster 1, on 21 August 2002 between 07:50 UT and 08:00 UT, in the Earth's magnetotail.
Middle panel: Electron energy spectrum measured by the PEACE instrument on Cluster 1 during the same time interval.
Bottom panel: Sum of the three magnetic power spectral densities measured by the STAFF instrument on Cluster 1 during the same time interval.
Last Update: 1 September 2019