I. The Magnetic Fields of Planets

  1. Donald J. Williams
  1. E. N. Parker

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP008p0812

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

Parker, E. N. (1976) I. The Magnetic Fields of Planets, 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/SP008p0812

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics, Department Of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University Of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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:

  • Field-aligned currents;
  • Large-scale plasma processes;
  • Magnetospheric substorms;
  • Quasi-static plasma configurations;
  • Solar system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Magnetic Fields of Planets

  • The Causes of Planetary Magnetism

  • Dynamical Considerations