Theories of Shock Formation in the Solar Atmosphere

  1. Bruce T. Tsurutani and
  2. Robert G. Stone
  1. R. S. Steinolfson

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM035p0001

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

How to Cite

Steinolfson, R. S. (1985) Theories of Shock Formation in the Solar Atmosphere, in Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research (eds B. T. Tsurutani and R. G. Stone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM035p0001

Author Information

  1. High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado 80307

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900612

Online ISBN: 9781118664179

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Keywords:

  • Heliosphere—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Shock waves—Addresses, essays, lectures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shock Formation in the Corona

  • Models of Coronal Transients

  • Reconcilling Theory and Observation

  • Summary