Magnetospheric Plasma Sources and Losses

Magnetospheric Plasma Sources and Losses : Final Report of the ISSI Study Project on Source and Loss Processes

Edited by  , Edited by  , Edited by  , Edited by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


This sixth volume in the ISSI Space Sciences Series is a fully integrated book that gives an authoritative overview of all aspects of the topic in a well-organized form. Leading international scientists from all over the world contributed consistent, cross-referenced articles of high scientific standard.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 482 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 26.92mm | 997g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Reprinted from Space Science Reviews journal, Vol. 88/1-2
  • XIII, 482 p.
  • 0792358465
  • 9780792358466

Table of contents

Foreword. 1. Introduction; B. Hultqvist. 2. Source processes in the high-latitude ionosphere; T.E. Moore, et al. 3. Processes leading to plasma losses into the high-latitude atmosphere; L.R. Lyons, et al. 4. Source and loss processes in the inner magnetosphere; M. Blanc, et al. 5. Plasma transfer processes at the magnetopause; D.G. Sibeck, et al. 6. Source and loss processes in the magnetotail; R. Walker, et al. 7. Contributions of different source and loss processes to the magnetospheric plasma content; B. Hultqvist, et al. 8. Magnetospheric plasma sources and losses: future directions; R. Walker, et al. Appendix A: Simulation Models; R. Walker, L. Zelenyi. Appendix B: Diffusive Processes; R.A. Treumann, N. Sckopke. Appendix C: List of Symbols and Conventions Used. Appendix D: Abbreviations and Acronyms. Index.
show more