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The Earth's Plasmasphere

By: JF Lemaire and KI Gringauz

346 pages, 11 b/w photos, 180 illus, 1 tab

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Apr 1998 | #67106 | ISBN: 0521430917
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NHBS Price: £139.00 $177/€165 approx

About this book

First describes the historical development of ideas concerning the plasmasphere and then presents up-to-date experimental and observational results.

' ... this beautiful book has to be saluted. It will, without question, be a reference for all those who work in the field, and a fascinating story for those interested in the Earth's environment.' P. Decreau, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 'In this exciting period of plasmaspheric research, this book is very timely and will help motivate and prepare newcomers to tackle the emerging challenges in the field. I am glad to have this book in my collection.' EOS


Contents

Preface; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Discovery of the plasmasphere and initial studies of its properties; 2. Electromagnetic sounding of the plasmasphere; 3. Plasmasphere measurements from spacecraft; 4. A global description of the plasmasphere; 5. Theoretical aspects related to the plasmasphere; Epilogue; References; Index.

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