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Author Menk, Frederick W.

Title Magnetoseismology : ground-based remote sensing of Earth's magnetosphere / Frederick W. Menk and Colin L. Waters
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2013]


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Description xxviii, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Contents note continued: 3.3.Low-Frequency Magnetized Plasma Waves -- 3.3.1.Equations of Linear MHD -- 3.3.2.The Wave Equation -- 3.4.The Shear Alfven Mode in a Dipole Magnetic Field -- 3.4.1.Toroidal Oscillation of Field Lines -- 3.5.MHD Wave Mode Coupling in One Dimension -- 3.6.An Alternative Derivation of the Plasma Wave Equation, from Electromagnetism -- 4.Sources of ULF Waves -- 4.1.Introduction -- 4.2.Exogenic Sources -- 4.3.Boundary Instabilities -- 4.4.Field Line Resonances -- 4.5.Cavity and Waveguide Modes -- 4.6.Spatially Localized Waves -- 4.7.Ion Cyclotron Waves -- 5.Techniques for Detecting Field Line Resonances -- 5.1.Introduction -- 5.2.Variation in Spectral Power with Latitude -- 5.3.Variation of Phase with Latitude -- 5.4.Wave Polarization Properties -- 5.5.Spectral Power Difference and Division -- 5.6.Single Station H/D -- 5.7.Cross-Phase from Latitudinally Separated Sensors -- 5.8.Using ULF Wave Polarization Properties -- 5.9.Automated Detection Algorithms --
Contents note continued: 6.Ground-Based Remote Sensing of the Magnetosphere -- 6.1.Estimating Plasma Mass Density -- 6.2.Travel Time Method of Tamao -- 6.3.Determining Electron Density -- 6.4.Verification of Ground-Based Mass Density Measurements -- 6.5.Determining Ion Concentrations -- 6.6.Field-Aligned Plasma Density -- 6.7.Plasma Density at Low Latitudes -- 6.8.Plasma Density at High Latitudes -- 7.Space Weather Applications -- 7.1.Magnetospheric Structure and Density -- 7.2.Plasmapause Dynamics -- 7.3.Density Notches, Plumes, and Related Features -- 7.4.Refilling of the Plasmasphere -- 7.5.Longitudinal Variation in Density -- 7.6.Solar Cycle Variations in Density -- 7.7.Determining the Open/Closed Field Line Boundary -- 7.8.Determining the Magnetospheric Topology at High Latitudes -- 7.9.Wave-Particle Interactions -- 7.10.Radial Motions of Flux Tubes -- 8.ULF Waves in the Ionosphere -- 8.1.Introduction -- 8.2.Electrostatic and Inductive Ionospheres --
Contents note continued: 8.3.ULF Wave Solution for a Thin Sheet Ionosphere -- 8.4.ULF Wave Solution for a Realistic Ionosphere -- 8.5.FLRs and the Ionosphere -- 8.6.Remote Sensing ULF Electric Fields in Space -- 8.7.Quarter-Wave Modes -- 8.8.Detection of ULF Waves in the Ionosphere -- 8.9.Consequences for Radio Astronomy -- 9.Magnetoseismology at Other Planets and Stars -- 9.1.Magnetoseismology at Other Planets -- 9.2.Magnetoseismology of the Solar Corona -- 9.3.Introduction to Helioseismology and Asteroseismology -- 9.4.Field Line Resonances at Other Stars
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 1.1.Purpose of This Book -- 1.2.The Solar Wind -- 1.3.Fluctuations in the Solar Wind -- 1.4.Early Observations of Geomagnetic Variations -- 1.5.Properties of Geomagnetic Variations -- 2.The Magnetosphere and Ionosphere -- 2.1.The Geomagnetic Field -- 2.2.Structure of Earth's Magnetosphere -- 2.3.Magnetospheric Current Systems -- 2.3.1.Magnetopause Current -- 2.3.2.Tail Current and Reconnection -- 2.3.3.Ring Current -- 2.3.4.Field-Aligned Currents -- 2.3.5.Ionospheric Currents -- 2.4.The Radiation Belts -- 2.5.The Inner Magnetosphere -- 2.6.Formation and Properties of the Ionosphere -- 2.7.Geomagnetic Disturbances -- 2.8.Space Weather Effects -- 3.ULF Plasma Waves in the Magnetosphere -- 3.1.Basic Properties of a Plasma -- 3.2.Particle Motions -- 3.2.1.Motions of Isolated Charged Particles -- 3.2.2.First Adiabatic Invariant -- 3.2.3.Second Adiabatic Invariant -- 3.2.4.Third Adiabatic Invariant --
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Magnetosphere.
Magnetospheric physics.
Author Waters, Colin L.
ISBN 9783527410279 (hardback)