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Convection for Northward Interplanetary Field

Charles F. Kennel

in Convection and Substorms: Paradigms of Magnetospheric Phenomenology

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085297
eISBN:
9780197560488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085297.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Besides common sense, a number of results suggest that we can learn more about the slow “viscous” flow state by studying the magnetosphere during northward ... More


Bursty Magnetopause Reconnection and its Consequences

Charles F. Kennel

in Convection and Substorms: Paradigms of Magnetospheric Phenomenology

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085297
eISBN:
9780197560488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085297.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

There is at least one way in which the reconnection model of substorms is unrealistic. Rarely if ever will the interplanetary field rotate southward, stay southward, ... More


Water on Mars: The Real Deal

David A. Weintraub

in Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691209258
eISBN:
9780691209265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209258.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter talks about the astronomers that have solved some of the riddles of how much water Mars had and still has, a century and a half after William Huggins first proved that Mars had water. It ... More


Correlation of Geomagnetic Activity With the Solar Wind

Charles F. Kennel

in Convection and Substorms: Paradigms of Magnetospheric Phenomenology

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085297
eISBN:
9780197560488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085297.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Even if a steady convection state could exist in principle, the magnetosphere will be rarely in it, since the interplanetary magnetic field is hardly ever stationary ... More


The Auroral Substorm

Charles F. Kennel

in Convection and Substorms: Paradigms of Magnetospheric Phenomenology

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085297
eISBN:
9780197560488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085297.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Around the time the steady convection model was being developed, Akasofu (1964) was arranging ground-based magnetometer and all-sky camera observations of the complex ... More


Are There Better Disposal Methods?

Hans Tammemagi

in The Waste Crisis: Landfills, Incinerators, and the Search for a Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195128987
eISBN:
9780197561423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195128987.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Most of the solid waste generated by society ultimately winds up in near-surface landfills. Let us put our thinking caps firmly on, place our prejudices aside, and explore what other methods might ... More


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