By Charles R. Chappell, Robert W. Schunk, Peter M. Banks, Richard M. Thorne, James L. Burch
Over a part century of exploration of the Earth’s house surroundings, it has turn into glaring that the interplay among the ionosphere and the magnetosphere performs a dominant position within the evolution and dynamics of magnetospheric plasmas and fields. apparently, it was once lately came across that this comparable interplay is of basic value at different planets and moons during the sun process. according to papers offered at an interdisciplinary AGU Chapman convention at Yosemite nationwide Park in February 2014, this quantity offers an highbrow and visible trip via our exploration and discovery of the paradigm-changing position that the ionosphere performs in picking the filling and dynamics of Earth and planetary environments. The 2014 Chapman convention marks the fortieth anniversary of the preliminary magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling convention at Yosemite in 1974, and therefore offers a 4 decade point of view of the growth of area technology study in knowing those basic coupling methods. electronic video hyperlinks to an internet archive containing either the 1974 and 2014 conferences are provided all through this quantity to be used as an old source by way of the overseas heliophysics and planetary technology communities.
Topics lined during this quantity include:
- Ionosphere as a resource of magnetospheric plasma
- Effects of the low power ionospheric plasma at the balance and production of the extra vigorous plasmas
- The unified worldwide modeling of the ionosphere and magnetosphere on the Earth and different planets
- New wisdom of those coupled interactions for heliophysicists and planetary scientists, with a cross-disciplinary procedure regarding complex dimension and modeling techniques
Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling within the sunlight System is a important source for researchers within the fields of area and planetary technological know-how, atmospheric technological know-how, area physics, astronomy, and geophysics.