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Electric Currents in Geospace and Beyond : Geophysical Monograph Series - Keiling

Electric Currents in Geospace and Beyond

Geophysical Monograph Series

By: Keiling


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Currents in Geospace and Beyond volume is an outcome of an international collaboration among different space science communities, that takes an integrated approach by treating currents as a fundamental phenomenon and incorporating their phenomenology and physics for many regions in one volume. The volume reviews recent advances of research on electric currents in various space plasmas of our solar system and provides an authoritative upï½]toï½]date insight on the current status of research on electric currents in outer space.

In the last decade, electric currents in the ionosphere and magnetosphere have been under increased scrutiny with more sophisticated spacecraft at both high and low orbits. Furthermore, ground magnetometer arrays and radar networks have enormously expanded to monitor the ionospheric electrodynamics on a global scale with high timing accuracy. In addition, there have been tremendous advances in the capabilities of simulations to allow modeling many of the relevant processes. In addition to advances in our own geospace, much knowledge has been accumulated about planetary current systems (other than Earth) and even the Sun in the last decade. These new developments make it timely to compile a new volume, reviewing and evaluating recent and accepted results on electric currents in space plasmas in order to gain a deeper understanding of this multidisciplinary research field.

Currents in Geospace and Beyond thus provides a broad overview of recent advances on different types of currents in different types of environments, and will therefore serve as an excellent reference volume  for a broad community of space scientists, astronomers and astrophysicists who are studying space plasmas beyond our solar system.

PrefaceAndreas Keiling, Octav Marghitu and Michael Wheatland DedicationKirsti Kauristie List of Contributors Section 1: Introduction Chapter 1: Pioneers of Electric Currents in GeospaceAsgeir Brekke Chapter 2: Current Systems in Planetary Magnetospheres: A Comparative OverviewKrishan Khurana and Jiang Liu Chapter 3: Electric Currents in the Solar AtmosphereGregory Fleishman and Alexei Pevtsov Chapter 4: Multi-point Analysis of Electric Currents in Geospace using the Curlometer TechniqueM. W. Dunlop, S. Haaland, X-C. Dong, H. Middleton, P. Escoubet, Y-Y. Yang, Q-H Zhang, J-K. Shi and C.T. Russell Chapter 5: Inferring Currents from the Zeeman Effect at the Solar SurfaceGraham Barnes and K.D. Leka Section 2: Ring Currents Chapter 6: ENA Imaging of Planetary Ring CurrentsP. C. Brandt, S. Y. Hsieh, R. DeMajistre and D. G. Mitchell Chapter 7: Terrestrial Ring Current: A Review of Cluster Results Based on the Curlometer TechniqueI. Dandouras, S. Rochel-Grimald, C. Vallat, and M. W. Dunlop Chapter 8: The Nature of Jupiter s Magnetodisk Current SystemNick Achilleos Chapter 9: The Ring Current of SaturnN. Sergis, E. J. Bunce, J. F. Carbary, S. W. H. Cowley, X. Jia, D. C. Hamilton, S. M. Krimigis, D. G. Mitchell and M. K. Dougherty Section 3: Current Sheets Chapter 10: Review on the Characteristics of the Current Sheet in the Earth's MagnetotailAnthony Lui Chapter 11: Recent Advances Regarding the Mars Magnetotail Current SheetMichael Liemohn and Shaosui Xu Chapter 12: Current Sheets at the Giant PlanetsChris Arridge and Carley Martin Chapter 13: Planetary Magnetopause and Heliopause Current SheetsElena Belenkaya Chapter 14: MHS Models of Current Layers in the Solar AtmosphereClare Parnell Chapter 15: Large-scale Current Sheets in Flares and CMEsJun Lin and Lei Ni Section 4: Field-Aligned Currents Chapter 16: A Review of Birkeland Current Research using AMPEREJohn Coxon, Steve Milan and Brian Anderson Chapter 17: Birkeland Currents at Mercury: Review and Comparison with EarthBrian J. Anderson, Catherine L. Johnson, Haje Korth, and Lydia C. Philpott Chapter 18: Recent Advances in the Study of Upward Field-Aligned Currents Generated Near the Earth's Magnetopause BoundarySimon Wing, Johnson Jay, and Marius Echim Chapter 19: The Current System of Dipolarizing Flux Bundles and their Role as Wedgelets in the Substorm Current WedgeJiang Liu, V. Angelopoulos, Zhonghua Yao, Xiangning Chu, Xu-Zhi Zhou and A. Runov Chapter 20: Cusp Current System: An Energy Source ViewMasatoshi Yamauchi and Rikard Slapak Chapter 21: Magnetospheric and Atmospheric Controls of Giant Planet Auroral CurrentsLicia Ray Chapter 22: The Ambivalent Role of Field-Aligned Electric Currents in the Solar AtmosphereManolis Georgoulis Chapter 23: Solar Active Region Electric Currents Before and During Eruptive FlaresBrigitte Schmieder and Guillaume Aulanier Section 5: Ionospheric Currents Chapter 24: Review of Data Analysis Techniques for Estimating Ionospheric Currents Based on MIRACLE and Satellite ObservationsHeikki Vanhamaki and Lisa Juusola Chapter 25: Earth s Ionosphere: Theory and Phenomenology of Cowling ChannelsAkimasa Yoshikawa and Ryoichi Fujii Chapter 26: Ionospheric Currents at Mars and their Electrodynamic EffectsMatthew Fillingim Chapter 27: Ionospheric Currents due to Ionosphere-Magnetosphere Coupling at Jupiter and SaturnGregory Hunt, Stanley Cowley and Jonathan Nichols Section 6: Other Current Systems Chapter 28: The Bow Shock Current SystemRamon Lopez Chapter 29: Current Systems of Inert MoonsMats Holmstrom and Shahab Fatemi Chapter 30: Currents in Cometary ComaeMartin Volwerk

ISBN: 9781119324492
ISBN-10: 1119324491
Series: Geophysical Monograph Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 568
Available: 18th June 2018
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.45 x 22.35  x 3.56