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Introduction to Space Physics

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Edited by Margaret G. Kivelson, University of California, Los Angeles, Christopher T. Russell, University of California, Los Angeles
Published 1995

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All aspects of space plasmas in the Solar System are introduced and explored in this text for senior undergraduate and graduate students. Introduction to Space Physics provides a broad, yet selective, treatment of the complex interactions of the ionized gases of the solar terrestrial environment. The book includes extensive discussion of the Sun and solar wind, the magnetized and unmagnetized planets, and the fundamental processes of space plasmas including shocks, plasma waves, ULF waves, wave particle interactions, and auroral processes.…

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  • Well edited and coherent set of chapters from authors who are acknowledged experts in their fields
  • Much of the book has already been used as a central text in advanced undergraduate and introductory level graduate courses
  • Highly illustrated - more than 270 figures

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