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Waves, Particles, and Storms in Geospace: A Complex Interplay

Georgios Balasis, Ioannis A. Daglis, and Ian R. Mann


Geospace features highly dynamic populations of charged particles with a wide range of energies from thermal to ultra-relativistic. Influenced by magnetic and electric fields in the terrestrial magnetosphere driven by solar wind forcing, changes in the numbers and energies of these particles lead to a variety of space weather phenomena, some of which are detrimental to space infrastructure. This book includes investigations relevant to understanding and forecasting this space environment and the adverse impacts of space weather. High-energy electrons and ions in the Van Allen radiation belts a ... More

Keywords: geospace, magnetosphere, space weather, Van Allen, radiation belt

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198705246
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705246.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Georgios Balasis, editor
Senior Researcher, National Observatory of Athens, Greece

Ioannis A. Daglis, editor
Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Ian R. Mann, editor
Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

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3 Geospace Magnetic Storms and the Van Allen Radiation Belts

Geoffrey D. Reeves and Ioannis A. Daglis

5 Modeling the Energetic Particles of the Inner Magnetosphere

S. Bourdarie, V. K. Jordanova, M. Liemohn, and T. P. O’Brien

6 Monitoring ULF Waves from Low Earth Orbit Satellites

Georgios Balasis, Constantinos Papadimitriou, Eftyhia Zesta, and Viacheslav Pilipenko

8 Chorus Waves in Geospace and their Influence on Radiation Belt Dynamics

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9 Wave-Driven Diffusion in Radiation Belt Dynamics

Richard B. Horne, Nigel P. Meredith, Sarah A. Glauert, and Tobias Kersten

15 Energetic Particles and Waves in the Outer Planet Radiation Belts

N. Krupp, E. Roussos, C. Paranicas, A. Sicard, G. Hospodarsky, and Y. Shprits

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