Physics of Magnetic Flux Ropes

Physics of Magnetic Flux Ropes

Editor(s): C. T. Russell, E. R. Priest, L. C. Lee

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

Print ISBN: 9780875900261

Online ISBN: 9781118663868

DOI: 10.1029/GM058

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 58.

The American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on the Physics of Magnetic Flux Ropes was held at the Hamilton Princess Hotel, Hamilton, Bermuda on March 27-31, 1989. Topics discussed ranged from solar flux ropes, such as photospheric flux tubes, coronal loops and prominences, to flux ropes in the solar wind, in planetary ionospheres, at the Earth's magnetopause, in the geomagnetic tail and deep in the Earth's magnetosphere. Papers presented at that conference form the nucleus of this book, but the book is more than just a proceedings of the conference. We have solicited articles from all interested in this topic. Thus, there is some material in the book not discussed at the conference. Even in the case of papers presented at the conference, there is generally a much more detailed and rigorous presentation than was possible in the time allowed by the oral and poster presentations.

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    2. Energetic Ion and Cosmic Ray Characteristics of a Magnetic Cloud (pages 385–392)

      T. R. Sanderson, J. Beeck, R. G. Marsden, C. Tranquille, K.-P. Wenzel, R. B. McKibben and E. J. Smith

    3. Observations of Ionospheric Flux Ropes above South Pole (pages 581–590)

      Z. M. Lin, J. R. Benbrook, E. A. Bering, G. J. Byrne, E. Friis-Christensen, D. Liang, B. Liao and J. Theall

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