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Universal heliophysical processes : proceedings of the 257th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union held in Ioannina, Greece, September 15-19, 2008 / edited by Natchimuthukonar Gopalswamy and David F. Webb.


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International Astronomical Union. Symposium (257th. 2008 Ioannina, Greece)
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Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Book, Conference Proceedings
  • xvii, 608 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Preface-- Organizing committee-- Conference photograph-- Conference participants-- Session I. Opening session C. Alissandrakis-- Session II. Space weather K. Shibata-- Session III. Solar sources of heliospheric variability J. Davila-- Session IV. Solar heliospheric variability: CMEs C. Alissandrakis-- Session V. Plasma and radio emission processes N. Gopalswamy-- Session VI. 3-D reconnection processes C. Mandrini, B. Vrsnak-- Session VII. Energetic particles in the heliosphere D. Webb-- Session VIII. Heliosphere boundaries, interfaces and shocks J.D. Richardson-- Session IX. Planetary atmospheres, ionospheres, magnetospheres J. Davila-- Session X. Waves and turbulence in heliospace A. Nindos-- Session XI. Flows, obstacles, circulation R.J. MacDowall-- Author index-- Subject index.
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Publisher's Summary:
IAU Symposium 257 contains a collection of articles presented on 'Universal Heliophysical Processes', the unifying theme of the International Heliophysical Year (2007) which marked the 50th anniversary of the birth of space science. The focus of IAU S257 was on the universality of physical processes in the Solar System directly influenced by the Sun through its mass and electromagnetic emissions. The contributions deal with short and long term variability of the Sun: shocks, energetic particles, and magnetic storms directly linked to the mass emission, and climate effects due to the Sun's electromagnetic emissions. The discussion also includes topics such as the connection between solar mass emissions and galactic cosmic rays, as well as solar-stellar connections. This volume, assembling the diverse developments in space science of the past 50 years and the important topics of current interest, provides an invaluable summary for researchers in solar physics, and space and planetary science.
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Gopalswamy, N.
Webb, David (David F.)
IAU symposium and colloquium proceedings series. Symposium, 1743-9213 ; no. 257
IAU symposium and colloquium proceedings series Symposium ; no. 257.

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