Unresolved Questions About the Structure and Dynamics of the Extended Solar Corona

  1. James L. Burch,
  2. Robert L. Carovillano and
  3. Spiro K. Antiochos
  1. William C. Feldman

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM109p0121

Sun-Earth Plasma Connections

Sun-Earth Plasma Connections

How to Cite

Feldman, W. C. (1999) Unresolved Questions About the Structure and Dynamics of the Extended Solar Corona, in Sun-Earth Plasma Connections (eds J. L. Burch, R. L. Carovillano and S. K. Antiochos), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM109p0121

Author Information

  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900926

Online ISBN: 9781118664469

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Keywords:

  • International Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program Congresses;
  • Sun Congresses;
  • Solar magnetic fields Congresses;
  • Space plasmas Congresses;
  • Magnetosphere Congresses;
  • Astrophysics Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Classes of Corona and Solar Wind

  • Total Energy and Mass Flux Far From the Sun

  • The Coronal Density Profile

  • The Coronal Speed Profile

  • The Coronal Temperature Profile

  • Heavy Ion Abundances

  • Basic Information Needed to Construct a Theory