Physics of the Magnetosphere: Based upon the Proceedings of the Conference Held at Boston College June 19-28, 1967

Physics of the Magnetosphere: Based upon the Proceedings of the Conference Held at Boston College June 19-28, 1967

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401034692
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/09/2011
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #10
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1968
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

I: Tutorial Lectures.- Dynamical Properties of the Magnetosphere.- Solar Wind Interactions and the Magnetosphere.- Whistlers and VLF Emissions.- Particle Description of the Magnetosphere.- Waves and Particles in the Magnetosphere.- II: Invited Research Papers.- Inflation of the Inner Magnetosphere.- Recent Observations of Low-Energy Charged Particles in the Earth’s Magnetosphere.- Magnetic Energy Relationships in the Magnetosphere.- External Aerodynamics of the Magnetosphere.- Observations of the Solar Wind, Bow Shock and Magnetosheath by the Vela Satellites.- Review and Interpretation of Particle Measurements made by the Vela Satellites in the Magnetotail.- Satellite Studies of the Earth’s Magnetic Tail.- Review of Ames Research Center Plasma-Probe Results from Pioneers 6 and 7.- The Geo-Magnetic Tail: Topology, Reconnection and Interaction with the Moon.- Magnetic Turbulence in Shocks.- Cyclotron- and Bounce-Resonances Scattering of Electrons trapped in the Earth’s Magnetic Field.- Penetration of Auroral Electrons into the Atmosphere.- Energy Transfer to and through Ionospheric Electrons.- Magnetospheric and High Latitude Ionospheric Disturbance Phenomena.- Particle Dynamics at the Synchronous Orbit.- Shock and Magnetopause Boundary Observations with IMP-2.- Low-Energy Electrons in the Magnetosphere as Observed by OGO-1 and OGO-3.- Summary of Experimental Results from M.I.T. Detector on IMP-1.- Charged Particle Diffusion by Violation of the Third Adiabatic Invariant.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

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