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The Heliosphere in the Local Interstellar Medium : Proceedings of the First ISSI Workshop, 6-10 November 1995, Bern, Switzerland :  Proceedings of the First ISSI Workshop, 6-10 November 1995, Bern, Switzerland - Rudolf von Steiger

The Heliosphere in the Local Interstellar Medium : Proceedings of the First ISSI Workshop, 6-10 November 1995, Bern, Switzerland

Proceedings of the First ISSI Workshop, 6-10 November 1995, Bern, Switzerland

By: Rudolf von Steiger (Editor), R. Lallement (Editor), M. A. Lee (Editor)


Published: November 1996
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"This volume gives a comprehensive and integrated overview of the current knowledge about the local interstellar medium (LISM) surrounding our heliosphere (HS). It is the result of the first workshop at ISSI, where both space physicists and astronomers presented and discussed their views on the density, velocity, temperature, composition, and morphology of the LISM and how it interacts with the HS. The volume is unique in its combination of data obtained by remote UV, EUV, and X-ray observations outside the HS with in situ observations of interstellar atoms, ions, and dust inside the HS. It thus demonstrates a new synergy between these two communities. The book is intended to provide active researchers in space physics and in astronomy with an up-to-date status report of its topic, and also to serve the advanced graduate student with introductory material into the field."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Foreword by Series Editors
Foreword by the Volume Editors
Sciences as an Adventurep. 1
The Heliospherep. 9
The Heliospheric Magnetic Fieldp. 15
The Solar Wind: A Turbulent Magnetohydrodynamic Mediump. 29
Voyager Observations of the Magnetic Field, Interstellar Pickup Ions and Solar Wind in the Distant Heliospherep. 33
Origin C[superscript +] Ions in the Heliospherep. 43
Radio Emissions from the Outer Heliospherep. 53
A Summary of Solar Wind Observations at High Latitudes: Ulyssesp. 67
Ionization Processes in the Heliosphere - Rates and Methods of Their Determinationp. 73
3 D Magnetic Field and Current System in the Heliospherep. 85
Modelling and Heliospherep. 95
The Termination Shock of the Solar Windp. 109
Composition of Anomalous Cosmic Rays and Implications for the Heliospherep. 117
Implications of a Weak Termination Shockp. 129
The Acceleration of Pickup Ionsp. 137
The Isotopic Composition of Anomalous Cosmic Rays from SAMPEXp. 149
GHRS Observations of the LISMp. 157
In Situ Measurements of Interstellar Dust with the Ulysses and Galileo Spaceprobesp. 165
The Local Bubble, Current State of Observations and Modelsp. 173
The Local Bubble, Origin and Evolutionp. 183
The Interstellar Gas Flow Through the Heliospheric Interface Regionp. 199
LISM Structure - Fragmented Superbubble Shell?p. 213
Relative Ionizations in the Nearest Interstellar Gasp. 223
Properties of the Interstellar Gas Inside the Heliospherep. 229
Local Clouds: Distribution, Density and Kinematics Through Ground-Based and HST Spectroscopyp. 239
Possible Shock Wave in the Local Interstellar Plasma, Very Close to the Heliospherep. 247
Interstellar Grains in the Solar System: Requirements for an Analysisp. 259
Modelling of the Interstellar Hydrogen Distribution in the Heliospherep. 265
Observations of the Local Interstellar Medium with the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorerp. 277
Recent Results on the Parameters of the Interstellar Helium from the Ulysses/GAS Experimentp. 289
Physical and Chemical Characteristics of the ISM Inside and Outside the Heliospherep. 299
Axisymmetric Self-Consistent Model of the Solar Wind Interaction with the LISM: Basic Results and Possible Ways of Developmentp. 305
UV Studies and the Solar Windp. 317
Quasilinear Relaxation of Interstellar Pickup Ionsp. 329
The Abundance of Atomic [superscript 1]H, [superscript 4]He, and [superscript 3]He in the Local Interstellar Cloud from Pickup Ion Observations with SWICS on Ulyssesp. 335
Physics of Interplanetary and Interstellar Dustp. 347
Relations Between ISM Inside and Outside the Heliospherep. 361
The Local Interstellar Medium Viewed Through Pickup Ions, Recent Results and Future Perspectivesp. 375
Moment Equation Description of Interstellar Hydrogenp. 387
Pickup Protons in the Heliospherep. 393
Author indexp. 399
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ISBN: 9780792343202
ISBN-10: 0792343204
Series: Space Sciences Series of Issi, V. 1
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 399
Published: November 1996
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.89