Magnetopause and Boundary Layer

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. Bengt U. Ö. Sonnerup

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP008p0541

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

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

How to Cite

Sonnerup, B. U. Ö. (1976) Magnetopause and Boundary Layer, in Physics of Solar Planetary Environments: Proceedings Of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, June 7-18,1976 Boulder, Colorado Volume II (ed D. J. Williams), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP008p0541

Author Information

  1. Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1976

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118659021

Online ISBN: 9781118669105

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Keywords:

  • Environment;
  • Front lobe boundary layer;
  • Magnetic field intensities;
  • Magnetopause;
  • Magnetosheath

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Generation of the Magnetotail

  • Dissipation of the Magnetotail

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments