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By Andreas Keiling,Eric Donovan,Fran Bagenal,Tomas Karlsson

released via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 197.

Many of the main easy elements of the aurora stay unexplained. whereas some time past terrestrial and planetary auroras were mostly taken care of in separate books, Auroral Phenomenology and Magnetospheric procedures: Earth and different Planets takes a holistic method, treating the aurora as a basic method and discussing the phenomenology, physics, and dating with the respective planetary magnetospheres in a single quantity. whereas there are a few behaviors universal in auroras of the several planets, there also are outstanding transformations that try out our easy knowing of auroral procedures. the target, upon which this monograph is targeted, is to attach our wisdom of auroral morphology to the actual tactics within the magnetosphere that strength and constitution discrete and diffuse auroras. figuring out this connection will lead to a extra whole clarification of the aurora and likewise extra the target of having the ability to interpret the worldwide auroral distributions as a dynamic map of the magnetosphere. the amount synthesizes 5 significant components: auroral phenomenology, aurora and ionospheric electrodynamics, discrete auroral acceleration, aurora and magnetospheric dynamics, and comparative planetary aurora. overlaying the new advances in observations, simulation, and idea, this e-book will serve a wide group of scientists, together with graduate scholars, learning auroras at Mars, Earth, Saturn, and Jupiter. Projected past our sun process, it might even be of curiosity for astronomers who're trying to find aurora-active exoplanets.

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