Magnetic Fields in the Solar Atmosphere

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. Jacques Maurice Beckers

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP007p0089

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar - Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado, Volume I

Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar - Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado, Volume I

How to Cite

Beckers, J. M. (1976) Magnetic Fields in the Solar Atmosphere, in Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar - Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado, Volume I (ed D. J. Williams), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP007p0089

Author Information

  1. Sacramento Peak Observatory Air Force Geophysics Laboratory Sunspot, New Mexico 88349

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118658772

Online ISBN: 9781118669044

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Keywords:

  • Interplanetary magnetic field;
  • Magnetic fields;
  • Magnetogram;
  • Mass and energy transport;
  • Solar atmosphere;
  • Solar magnetic fields;
  • Sunspot magnetic fields;
  • Zeeman effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods of Measuring Solar Magnetic Fields

  • Magnetic Field in the Photosphere

  • Extension of the Magnetic Field into the Corona

  • Solar Magnetic Fields Near the Earth

  • Role of Magnetic Field in Mass and Energy Transport

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements