Initiation of Coronal Mass Ejections

  1. Natchimuthukonar Gopalswamy,
  2. Richard Mewaldt and
  3. Jarmo Torsti
  1. Ronald L. Moore and
  2. Alphonse C. Sterling

Published Online: 27 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118666203.ch6

Solar Eruptions and Energetic Particles

Solar Eruptions and Energetic Particles

How to Cite

Moore, R. L. and Sterling, A. C. (2006) Initiation of Coronal Mass Ejections, in Solar Eruptions and Energetic Particles (eds N. Gopalswamy, R. Mewaldt and J. Torsti), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118666203.ch6

Author Information

  1. NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, XD12/Space Science Branch Huntsville, Alabama

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904306

Online ISBN: 9781118666203

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Keywords:

  • Coronal mass ejections;
  • Solar energetic particles;
  • Solar activity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cannonical Pre-Eruption Field Configuration

  • Eruption Onset

  • Shape of Expansion of the Erupting Flux Rope

  • Summary and Discussion