Heliophysics: Plasma Physics of the Local Cosmos

Heliophysics: Plasma Physics of the Local Cosmos

by Carolus J. Schrijver, George L. Siscoe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521110610

ISBN-13: 9780521110617

Pub. Date: 08/31/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An advanced 2009 text providing an integrated approach to the Sun's variability, the surrounding heliosphere, and planetary magnetospheres and ionospheres.  See more details below

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An advanced 2009 text providing an integrated approach to the Sun's variability, the surrounding heliosphere, and planetary magnetospheres and ionospheres.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521110617
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Prologue Carolus J. Schrijver and George L. Siscoe; 2. Introduction to heliophysics Thomas J. Bogdan; 3. Creation and destruction of magnetic field Matthias Rempel; 4. Magnetic field topology Dana W. Longcope; 5. Magnetic reconnection Terry G. Forbes; 6. Structures of the magnetic field Mark B. Moldwin, George L. Siscoe and Carolus J. Schrijver; 7. Turbulence in space plasmas Charles W. Smith; 8. The solar atmosphere Viggo H. Hansteen; 9. Stellar winds and magnetic fields Viggo H. Hansteen; 10. Fundamentals of planetary magnetospheres Vytenis M. Vasyliūnas; 11. Solar-wind magnetosphere coupling: an MHD perspective Frank R. Toffoletto and George L. Siscoe; 12. On the ionosphere and chromosphere Tim Fuller-Rowell and Carolus J. Schrijver; 13. Comparative planetary environments Frances Bagenal; Bibliography; Index.

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