Publications, Products and Services

Darrouzet, F., J. De Keyser, and V. Pierrard (Eds), The Earth’s plasmasphere: A CLUSTER and IMAGE Perspective, Springer, 296 pp.,ISBN: 978.1.4419.1322.7, 2009.

Darrouzet, F., V. Pierrard, S. Benck, G. Lointier, J. Cabrera, K. Borremans,N. Yu Ganushkina, and J. De Keyser, Links between the plasmapause and the radiation belt boundaries as observed by the instruments CIS, RAPIDand WHISPER onboard Cluster, Journal of Geophysical Research SpacePhysics, 118, 4176-4188, doi:10.1002/jgra.50239, 2013.

Pierrard, V., and K. Stegen, A three-dimensional dynamic kinetic model of the plasmasphere, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, A10209,doi:10.1029/2008JA013060, 2008.

Pierrard, V., and M. Voiculescu, The 3D model of the plasmasphere coupled to the ionosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L12104,doi:10.1029/2011GL047767, 2011.

The plasmasphere model available on the European Space Agency web site of Space Situational Awareness ( (SPM model)) and on the Community Coordinated Modeling Center (CCMC) website (