The Origin and Dynamics of Solar Magnetism

The Origin and Dynamics of Solar Magnetism


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ISBN-13: 9781461417101
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/01/2011
Series: Space Sciences Series of ISSI , #32
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Solar Magnetism: The State of Our Knowledge and Ignorance.- The Chaotic Dynamics of the Solar Cycle.- A Comparison of Planetary Dynamos with the Solar Dynamo.- The Solar Dynamo.- Flux-Transport Solar Dynamos.- Advances in Theory and Simulations of Large-Scale Dynamos.- The Solar Dynamo: The Role of Penetration, Rotation and Shear on Large and Small Scale Dynamos.- Observations of Photospheric Dynamics and Magnetic Fields: From Large-Scale to Small-Scale Flows.- Large Scale Flows in the Solar Convection Zone.- Reversal of the Sun's Polar Magnetic Fields.- Flux Emergence: Theoretical Aspects.- Photospheric and Subphotospheric Dynamics of Emerging Magnetic Flux.- The Topology and Behavior of Magnetic Fields Emerging at the Solar Photoshphere.- Sunspots: From Small Scale Inhomogeneities Toward a Global Theory.- Recent Observations and Interpretations of Sunspot Fine Structure.- Magnetic Structure of Sunspots.- Helioseismology of Sunspots: A Case Study of NOAA Region 9787.- Small Scale Solar Magnetic Fields.- Observations of Magnetic Field Coupling in the Photosphere and the Coronoa.- Magnetic Flux Emergence, Activity, Eruptions and Magnetic Clouds: Following Magnetic Fields from the Sun to the Heliosphere.- Coronal Holes and Open Magnetic Flux.- Solar Cycle Forecasting.- Coronal Magnetism: Difficulties and Prospects.- Solar Magnetism: Current Status and Prospects.

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