Solar-Terrestrial Physics/1970: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics held in Leningrad, U.S.S.R. by International Symposium on Solar-Terrestial PhysicSolar-Terrestrial Physics/1970: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics held in Leningrad, U.S.S.R. by International Symposium on Solar-Terrestial Physic

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This volume contains the review papers presented at the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics held at the Tavrichesky Palace, Leningrad, U.S.S.R., 11-19 May 1970. The Symposium may be regarded as the most recent member of a series of inter­ national symposia - for instance, the Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Belgrade (1966), the Joint IQSY-COSPAR Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial Physics, London (1967), and the Symposium on the Physics of the Magnetosphere, Washington (1968). Like those earlier symposia, the Leningrad Symposium was sponsored by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), the International Union of Radio Sciences (URSI), and the ICSU Committee on Space Research (COSPAR). These bodies are all concerned with one or another aspect of solar-terrestrial physics, and all joined in believing that the time was ripe for another comprehensive symposium on all aspects of this very active field of research.
Title:Solar-Terrestrial Physics/1970: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Solar-Terrestrial…Format:PaperbackDimensions:181 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:November 13, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

The Sun.- Solar Energy Sources.- Structure and Dynamics of the Solar Corona.- Large-Scale Magnetic Fields and Activity Patterns on the Sun.- Local Magnetic Fields on the Sun.- Properties of Solar Active Regions.- Permanent Sources of Particle Emission from the Sun.- Solar Discrete Particle Events.- Solar Radiobursts.- Evidence that Solar X-Ray Emission is of Purely Thermal Origin (Also Observation of Far UV Flash During 28 August 1966 Proton Flare).- Particle Acceleration and Plasma Ejection from the Sun.- Particle Diffusion in the Solar Corona.- Time Variations in Solar Activity.- Methods for the Forecasting of Solar Flares.- The Interplanetary Medium.- Composition and Dynamics of the Solar Wind Plasma.- The Configuration of the Interplanetary Magnetic Field.- Scattering and Scintillations of Discrete Radio Sources as a Measure of the Interplanetary Plasma Irregularities.- Galactic Cosmic Ray Modulation by the Interplanetary Medium (Including the Problem of the Outer Boundary).- Low-Energy Cosmic Rays in Interplanetary Space.- Energetic Solar Particles in the Interplanetary Medium.- Discontinuities and Shock Waves in the Interplanetary Medium and Their Interaction with the Magnetosphere.- Interaction of the Solar Wind with the Moon.- The Magnetosphere.- The Configuration of the Geomagnetic Field.- Particle Motions in the Earth's Magnetosphere.- Sources, Losses, and Transport of Magnetospherically Trapped Particles.- Magnetospheric Substorms: A Model.- Auroras and Associated Phenomena.- Magnetospheric Plasma.- The Role of the Geomagnetic Tail in Substorms.- Instabilities in the Magnetosphere (Theoretical Treatment).- Gyroresonant Wave-Particle Interactions.- Diffusion and Acceleration in the Earth's Radiation Belts.- Electric Fields in the Magnetosphere and the Origin of Trapped Radiation.- The Upper Atmosphere.- Interpretation of Ionospheric Effects of Solar Flares.- Behaviour of Ionized Components in the Chemistry and Aeronomy of D and E Regions.- The Chemistry of Neutral Species in the D and E Regions.- Transport Processes in the Thermosphere.- The Exosphere and Geocorona.- Electric Fields and their Effects in the Ionosphere.- Electric Fields and Their Effects in the Ionosphere.- The Structure of the plasmasphere on the Basis of Direct Measurements.- The Structure of the Plasmasphere on the Basis of Indirect Measurements.- On the Interaction Between the Magnetosphere and the Ionosphere.- Theoretical Model of F-Region Storms.