geomagnetically induced current

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Term: geomagnetically induced current

A quasi-DC current induced into long conductors such as electrical transmission lines or pipe lines.  This occurs during geomagnetic storms at the Earth due to the movement of the field lines in the vicinity of the conductors.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan