Magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling in the solar system by Charles R. Chappell, Robert W. Schunk, Peter M. Banks,

By Charles R. Chappell, Robert W. Schunk, Peter M. Banks, Richard M. Thorne, James L. Burch

Over a part century of exploration of the Earth’s area surroundings, it has turn into glaring that the interplay among the ionosphere and the magnetosphere performs a dominant function within the evolution and dynamics of magnetospheric plasmas and fields. apparently, it was once lately found that this similar interplay is of primary significance at different planets and moons through the sunlight process. in accordance with papers provided at an interdisciplinary AGU Chapman convention at Yosemite nationwide Park in February 2014, this quantity presents an highbrow and visible trip via our exploration and discovery of the paradigm-changing position that the ionosphere performs in making a choice on the filling and dynamics of Earth and planetary environments. The 2014 Chapman convention marks the fortieth anniversary of the preliminary magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling convention at Yosemite in 1974, and hence offers a 4 decade standpoint of the development of house technology study in figuring out those basic coupling methods. electronic video hyperlinks to a web archive containing either the 1974 and 2014 conferences are provided all through this quantity to be used as an historic source through the overseas heliophysics and planetary technology communities.

Topics coated during this quantity include:

  • Ionosphere as a resource of magnetospheric plasma
  • Effects of the low strength ionospheric plasma at the balance and production of the extra full of life plasmas
  • The unified worldwide modeling of the ionosphere and magnetosphere on the Earth and different planets
  • New wisdom of those coupled interactions for heliophysicists and planetary scientists, with a cross-disciplinary method regarding complicated dimension and modeling techniques

Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling within the sun System is a useful source for researchers within the fields of area and planetary technological know-how, atmospheric technological know-how, house physics, astronomy, and geophysics.

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