Introduction to Space Physics (Cambridge Atmospheric & Space Science Series)

Introduction to Space Physics (Cambridge Atmospheric & Space Science Series) Designed as a text for upper-level undergraduate and first-year graduate students, this volume attempts to establish the curriculum for the modern student entering the fledgling field of space physics. The book provides a broad, yet selective, treatment of the subject, covering virtually all aspects of space plasmas in the solar system. There are sections on the sun and solar wind, the magnetized and unmagnetized planets, and the fundamental process of space plasmas including shocks, plasma waves, ULF waves, wave-particle interactions, and auroral processes. In addition to emphasizing analysis, the authors also place importance on underlying phenomenology with extensive attention to observations.

Authors: Kivelson Margaret G., Russell Christopher T.Pages: 505     Year: 1995

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