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Erratum to: Problems with mapping the auroral oval and magnetospheric substorms

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The original article was published in Earth, Planets and Space 2015 67:166

Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained a mistake. An incorrect version of Figure 3 was used. Figure 3 contains the results of pressure and pressure anisotropy calculations for very quiet geomagnetic conditions (AL =−100 nT and Dst =−5 nT). Pressure distribution on Figure 3 must be compared with pressure distribution obtained at low altitudes for the same conditions and shown on Fig. 1 of the paper.

Fig. 1

Plasma pressure and pressure anisotropy in the equatorial plane during low geomagnetic activity. Results of the calculation of a pressure and b pressure anisotropy in the equatorial plane, from data of the THEMIS mission, for AL =−100 nT and Dst =−5 nT

The correct version of Figure 3, Fig. 1 here, is available below.


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    Antonova EE, Vorobjev VG, Kirpichev IP, Yagodkina OI, Stepanova MV (2015) Problems with mapping the auroral oval and magnetospheric substorms. Earth Planets Space 67:166

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Correspondence to E. E. Antonova.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s40623-015-0336-6.

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