Transient Phenomena in the Solar Atmosphere and Solar Wind

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. J.T. Gosling

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP007p0286

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

Gosling, J.T. (1976) Transient Phenomena in the Solar Atmosphere and Solar Wind, 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/SP007p0286

Author Information

  1. University of California, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545

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:

  • Coronagraph;
  • Coronal mass ejection events;
  • Non-compressive density enhancements;
  • Solar atmosphere;
  • Solar wind

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Appearance of Coronal Mass Ejection Events

  • Associations of Mass Ejection Events with Other Forms of Solar Activity

  • The Speeds of Coronal Mass Ejection Events

  • The Mass and Energy Content of Mass Ejection Events

  • Frequency of Occurrence of Mass Ejection Events

  • A Direct Correlation of a Mass Ejection Event with a Shock Wave Disturbance in the Solar Wind at 1 AU

  • A Search for a General Association Between Coronal Mass Ejection Events and Solar Wind Disturbances

  • Non-Compressive Density Enhancements in the Solar Wind

  • A Model Calculation of the Radial Evolution of a Coronal Mass Election Event

  • Concluding Comments

  • Acknowledgements