Transport Across the Boundaries of the Magnetosphere

Transport Across the Boundaries of the Magnetosphere : Proceedings of the First ISSI Workshop on Source and Loss Processes of Magnetospheric Plasma, October 1-5, 1996, Bern, Switzerland

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This volume of the "Space Sciences Series" of ISSI contains review papers that were presented at the first ISSI Workshop on Source and Loss Processes of Magnetospheric Plasma in October 1996. The review papers cover all parts of the inner and outer boundaries of the magnetosphere (high-latitude ionosphere, plasmapause, magnetopause, and distant magnetotail). The volume summarizes current knowledge about the transport of plasma in both directions across the transition regions between the magnetosphere and its low-altitude and high-altitude neighbouring regions. It is primarily of interest to researchers and graduate students in space physics and astrophysics but should be part of the library of all research groups involved in space matters.
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  • Hardback | 404 pages
  • 162.6 x 243.8 x 17.8mm | 839.16g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • Reprinted from Space Science R ed.
  • Illustrationssome col.)
  • 0792347889
  • 9780792347880

Table of contents

Sources of Ion Outflow in the High Latitude Ionosphere, A.W. Yau, M. Andre. Theories and Observations of Ion Energization and Outflow in the High Latitude Magnetosphere, M. Andre, A.W. Yau. Four Contemporary Issues Concerning Ionospheric Plasma Flow to the Magnetosphere, J.L. Horwitz, T.E. Moore. High-Latitude Particle Precipitation and Its Relationship to Magnetospheric Source Regions, T.G. Onsager, M. Lockwood. Magnetospheric Processes Leading to Precipitation, L.R. Lyons. Observations of Magnetospheric Waves and Their Relation to Precipitation, H.E.J. Koskinen. Erosion and Recovery of the Plasmasphere in the Plasmapause Region, D.L. Carpenter, J. Lemaire. Outer Plasmaspheric Plasma Properties: What We Know from Satellite Data, M. Moldwin. Numerical Modelling of the Ring Current and Plasmasphere, R.A. Wolf, R.W. Spiro. Observational Evidence for Transfer of Plasma Across the Magnetopause, G. Paschmann. Theoretical Approaches to the Description of Magnetic Merging: The Need for Finite be, Anisotropic, Ambipolar Hall MHD, J.D. Scudder. Observational and Theoretical Aspects of Processes Other Than Merging and Diffusion Governing Plasma Transport Across the Magnetopause, R. Lundin. ISEE Ion Composition Data with Implications for Solar Wind Entry into Earth's Magnetotail, O.W. Lennartsson. The Cold-Dense Plasma Sheet: A GEOTAIL Perspective, M. Fujimoto, et al. The Low-Latitude Boundary Layer at the Flanks of the Magnetopause, M. Scholer, R.A. Treumann. Considerations of Source, Transport, Acceleration/Heating and Loss Processes Responsible for Geomagnetic Tail Particle Populations, D.J. Williams. List of Members of the ISSI Project on Source and Loss Processes of Magnetospheric Plasma.
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