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The northern light : from mythology to space research / Asgeir Brekke, Alv Egeland
The northern light : from mythology to space research / Asgeir Brekke, Alv Egeland
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Estensione 1 online resource (xi, 170 pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Disciplina 538/.768
Accesso persona Egeland, Alv, 1932-
ISBN 9783642691065
3642691064
9783642691089
0387124292
9780387124292
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Titolo autorizzato
Record Nr. UALBERTA-7972095
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: University of Alberta / NEOS Library Consortium
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Estensione viii, 491 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Disciplina 551.5/14/0911
ISBN 0471960187 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. The Sun as a radiation source -- 2. The solar wind and the interplanetary magnetic field -- 3. The atmosphere of the Earth -- 4. The Earth's magnetic field -- 5. The ionosphere -- 6. Dynamics of the neutral atmosphere -- 7. Currents in the ionosphere -- 8. The magnetosphere -- 9. The aurora.
Record Nr. UCHICAGO-2612285
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: University of Chicago
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere [electronic resource] / Asgeir Brekke
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere [electronic resource] / Asgeir Brekke
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Edizione [2nd ed.]
Estensione 1 online resource : ill.
Disciplina 551.51/4
Genere/Forma Electronic books
Soggetto non controllato Environmental sciences
Meteorology
Astrophysics
Physical geography
Environment
Environmental Physics
Meteorology/Climatology
Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
ISBN 9783642274015 (electronic bk.)
3642274013 (electronic bk.)
9783642274008
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. The Sun and the solar wind -- General points concerning the Sun -- The solar atmosphere -- Electromagnetic radiation from the Sun -- Planck's radiation law -- The greenhouse effect -- Radiowave emissions from the Sun -- Sunspots and the solar cycle -- Electromagnetic radiation from a disturbed Sun -- Particle emissions from the Sun -- Fluid flow in a nozzle -- The solar wind equation -- The "frozen-in" field concept -- The garden hose effect -- 2. The atmosphere of the Earth -- Nomenclature -- Temperature structure of the atmosphere -- Atmospheric drag on satellites -- The atmosphere as an ideal gas -- The exosphere -- Height-dependent temperature -- The adiabatic lapse rate -- Diffusion -- The equation of motion of the neutral gas -- Geostrophic and thermal winds -- The wind systems of the upper atmosphere -- Observations of the neutral wind --
Collisions between particles -- Collisions in gases with different temperatures -- Drag effects -- Thermospheric neutral winds -- E-region winds -- Observations of E-region neutral winds -- Vertical motion -- 3. The Earth's magnetic field and magnetosphere -- An historical introduction -- Description of the Earth's magnetic field -- Mathematical representation of the Earth's magnetic system -- Secular variations in the Earth's magnetic field -- Tracing magnetic field lines -- E-field mapping along conducting magnetic field lines -- The source of the magnetic field of the Earth -- The unipolar inductor -- The magnetic field away from the Earth -- The magnetic tail -- Magnetic field merging -- Effects of the magnetic force -- Energy flux into the magnetosphere -- Some aspects of the energy balance -- Magnetic field convection -- High-latitude convection patterns and field-aligned currents --
4. The ionosphere -- The production of ionization by solar radiation -- The ionization profile of the upper atmosphere -- Ionization profiles -- The recombination process -- The O+ dominant ionosphere -- Ambipolar diffusion -- Multicomponent topside ionosphere -- Diffusion in the presence of a magnetic field -- E-layer ionization and recombination -- Time constant of the recombination process -- D-region ionization and recombination -- The plasmasphere -- Ferraro's theorem and a unipolar inductor -- Magnetospheric convection close to the Earth -- The equatorial fountain effect -- 5. Currents in the ionosphere -- The steady-state approach -- Dependence of ion velocity direction on altitude -- Current density in the ionosphere -- Height-dependent currents and heating rates -- Heating due to collisions -- Heating of an oscillating electric field -- Currents due to gravity and diffusion --
6. Magnetic fluctuations in response to height-integrated currents -- Height-integrated currents and conductance -- Magnetic field fluctuations from auroral currents -- Equivalent current systems -- Equivalent currents at different latitudes -- The Sq current system -- Mapping of E-fields in the ionosphere -- Polarization fields around an auroral arc -- Currents related to an auroral arc -- 7. The aurora -- An historical introduction -- The height of the aurora -- The occurrence frequency of the aurora -- Global distribution of the aurora -- The auroral appearance -- Auroral particles -- Precipitation patterns of auroral particles -- Energy deposition profiles of auroral particles -- Deriving energy spectra from electron density profiles -- Excitation processes in the aurora -- The quenching process -- The proton aurora.
Record Nr. UCHICAGO-9849426
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: University of Chicago
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Estensione viii, 491 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Disciplina 551.5/14/0911
ISBN 0471960187 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. YALE-4241239
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Yale University
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Edizione [2nd ed.]
Estensione 1 online resource : illustrations.
Disciplina 551.51/4
Soggetto non controllato Environmental sciences
Meteorology
Astrophysics
Physical geography
Environment
Environmental Physics
Meteorology/Climatology
Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
ISBN 9783642274015
3642274013
9783642274008
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. The Sun and the solar wind -- General points concerning the Sun -- The solar atmosphere -- Electromagnetic radiation from the Sun -- Planck's radiation law -- The greenhouse effect -- Radiowave emissions from the Sun -- Sunspots and the solar cycle -- Electromagnetic radiation from a disturbed Sun -- Particle emissions from the Sun -- Fluid flow in a nozzle -- The solar wind equation -- The "frozen-in" field concept -- The garden hose effect -- 2. The atmosphere of the Earth -- Nomenclature -- Temperature structure of the atmosphere -- Atmospheric drag on satellites -- The atmosphere as an ideal gas -- The exosphere -- Height-dependent temperature -- The adiabatic lapse rate -- Diffusion -- The equation of motion of the neutral gas -- Geostrophic and thermal winds -- The wind systems of the upper atmosphere -- Observations of the neutral wind.
Collisions between particles -- Collisions in gases with different temperatures -- Drag effects -- Thermospheric neutral winds -- E-region winds -- Observations of E-region neutral winds -- Vertical motion -- 3. The Earth's magnetic field and magnetosphere -- An historical introduction -- Description of the Earth's magnetic field -- Mathematical representation of the Earth's magnetic system -- Secular variations in the Earth's magnetic field -- Tracing magnetic field lines -- E-field mapping along conducting magnetic field lines -- The source of the magnetic field of the Earth -- The unipolar inductor -- The magnetic field away from the Earth -- The magnetic tail -- Magnetic field merging -- Effects of the magnetic force -- Energy flux into the magnetosphere -- Some aspects of the energy balance -- Magnetic field convection -- High-latitude convection patterns and field-aligned currents.
4. The ionosphere -- The production of ionization by solar radiation -- The ionization profile of the upper atmosphere -- Ionization profiles -- The recombination process -- The O+ dominant ionosphere -- Ambipolar diffusion -- Multicomponent topside ionosphere -- Diffusion in the presence of a magnetic field -- E-layer ionization and recombination -- Time constant of the recombination process -- D-region ionization and recombination -- The plasmasphere -- Ferraro's theorem and a unipolar inductor -- Magnetospheric convection close to the Earth -- The equatorial fountain effect -- 5. Currents in the ionosphere -- The steady-state approach -- Dependence of ion velocity direction on altitude -- Current density in the ionosphere -- Height-dependent currents and heating rates -- Heating due to collisions -- Heating of an oscillating electric field -- Currents due to gravity and diffusion.
6. Magnetic fluctuations in response to height-integrated currents -- Height-integrated currents and conductance -- Magnetic field fluctuations from auroral currents -- Equivalent current systems -- Equivalent currents at different latitudes -- The Sq current system -- Mapping of E-fields in the ionosphere -- Polarization fields around an auroral arc -- Currents related to an auroral arc -- 7. The aurora -- An historical introduction -- The height of the aurora -- The occurrence frequency of the aurora -- Global distribution of the aurora -- The auroral appearance -- Auroral particles -- Precipitation patterns of auroral particles -- Energy deposition profiles of auroral particles -- Deriving energy spectra from electron density profiles -- Excitation processes in the aurora -- The quenching process -- The proton aurora.
Record Nr. STANFORD-a10092092
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Stanford University
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere [electronic resource] / Asgeir Brekke
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere [electronic resource] / Asgeir Brekke
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Edizione [2nd ed.]
Estensione 1 online resource : ill.
Disciplina 551.51/4
ISBN 3642274013 (electronic bk.)
9783642274015 (electronic bk.)
9783642274008
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UALBERTA-6001888
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: University of Alberta / NEOS Library Consortium
Physics of the Upper Polar Atmosphere
Physics of the Upper Polar Atmosphere
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Estensione 1 online resource (407 pages).
Disciplina 500
Genere/Forma Electronic books
ISBN 9783642274015
3642274013
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Physics of the Upper Polar Atmosphere; Contents; Preface; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; Figures; Tables; Abbreviations and acronyms; 1 The Sun and the solar wind; 1.1 GENERAL POINTS CONCERNING THE SUN; 1.2 THE SOLAR ATMOSPHERE; 1.3 ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM THE SUN; 1.4 PLANCK'S RADIATION LAW; 1.5 THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT; 1.6 RADIOWAVE EMISSIONS FROM THE SUN; 1.7 SUNSPOTS AND THE SOLAR CYCLE; 1.8 ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM A DISTURBED SUN; 1.9 PARTICLE EMISSIONS FROM THE SUN; 1.10 FLUID FLOW IN A NOZZLE; 1.11 THE SOLAR WIND EQUATION.
1.12 THE ''FROZEN-IN'' FIELD CONCEPT1.13 THE GARDEN HOSE EFFECT; 1.14 EXERCISES; 2 The atmosphere of the Earth; 2.1 NOMENCLATURE; 2.2 TEMPERATURE STRUCTURE OF THE ATMOSPHERE; 2.3 ATMOSPHERIC DRAG ON SATELLITES; 2.4 THE ATMOSPHERE AS AN IDEAL GAS; 2.5 THE EXOSPHERE; 2.6 HEIGHT-DEPENDENT TEMPERATURE; 2.7 THE ADIABATIC LAPSE RATE; 2.8 DIFFUSION; 2.9 THE EQUATION OF MOTION OF THE NEUTRAL GAS; 2.10 GEOSTROPHIC AND THERMAL WINDS; 2.11 THE WIND SYSTEMS OF THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE; 2.12 OBSERVATIONS OF THE NEUTRAL WIND; 2.13 COLLISIONS BETWEEN PARTICLES.
2.14 COLLISIONS IN GASES WITH DIFFERENT TEMPERATURES2.15 DRAG EFFECTS; 2.16 THERMOSPHERIC NEUTRAL WINDS; 2.17 E-REGION WINDS; 2.18 OBSERVATIONS OF E-REGION NEUTRAL WINDS; 2.19 VERTICAL MOTION; 2.20 EXERCISES; 3 The Earth's magnetic field and magnetosphere; 3.1 AN HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION; 3.2 DESCRIPTION OF THE EARTH'S MAGNETIC FIELD; 3.3 MATHEMATICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE EARTH'S MAGNETIC SYSTEM; 3.4 SECULAR VARIATIONS IN THE EARTH'S MAGNETIC FIELD; 3.5 TRACING MAGNETIC FIELD LINES; 3.6 E-FIELD MAPPING ALONG CONDUCTING MAGNETIC FIELD LINES; 3.7 THE SOURCE OF THE MAGNETIC FIELD OF THE EARTH.
3.8 THE UNIPOLAR INDUCTOR3.9 THE MAGNETIC FIELD AWAY FROM THE EARTH; 3.10 THE MAGNETIC TAIL; 3.11 MAGNETIC FIELD MERGING; 3.12 EFFECTS OF THE MAGNETIC FORCE; 3.13 ENERGY FLUX INTO THE MAGNETOSPHERE; 3.14 SOME ASPECTS OF THE ENERGY BALANCE; 3.15 MAGNETIC FIELD CONVECTION; 3.16 HIGH-LATITUDE CONVECTION PATTERNS AND FIELD-ALIGNED CURRENTS; 3.17 EXERCISES; 4 The ionosphere; 4.1 THE PRODUCTION OF IONIZATION BY SOLAR RADIATION; 4.2 THE IONIZATION PROFILE OF THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE; 4.3 IONIZATION PROFILES; 4.4 THE RECOMBINATION PROCESS; 4.5 THE O+ DOMINANT IONOSPHERE; 4.6 AMBIPOLAR DIFFUSION.
4.7 MULTICOMPONENT TOPSIDE IONOSPHERE4.8 DIFFUSION IN THE PRESENCE OF A MAGNETIC FIELD; 4.9 E-LAYER IONIZATION AND RECOMBINATION; 4.10 TIME CONSTANT OF THE RECOMBINATION PROCESS; 4.11 D-REGION IONIZATION AND RECOMBINATION; 4.12 THE PLASMASPHERE; 4.13 FERRARO'S THEOREM AND A UNIPOLAR INDUCTOR; 4.14 MAGNETOSPHERIC CONVECTION CLOSE TO THE EARTH; 4.15 THE EQUATORIAL FOUNTAIN EFFECT; 4.16 EXERCISES; 5 Currents in the ionosphere; 5.1 THE STEADY-STATE APPROACH; 5.2 DEPENDENCE OF ION VELOCITY DIRECTION ON ALTITUDE; 5.3 CURRENT DENSITY IN THE IONOSPHERE; 5.4 HEIGHT-DEPENDENT CURRENTS AND HEATING RATES.
Record Nr. NYU-004626468
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: New York University
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Physics of the upper polar atmosphere / Asgeir Brekke
Creatore [Brekke, Asgeir]
Estensione viii, 491 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Disciplina 551.5/14/0911
ISBN 0471960187 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780471960188 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. STANFORD-a3503925
[Brekke, Asgeir]  
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Stanford University
Radar probing of the auroral plasma : proceedings of the EISCAT summer school, Tromsø, Norway June 5-13, 1975 / edited by Asgeir Brekke
Radar probing of the auroral plasma : proceedings of the EISCAT summer school, Tromsø, Norway June 5-13, 1975 / edited by Asgeir Brekke
Estensione 463 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Disciplina 551.5/14
Accesso persona Brekke, Asgeir
ISBN 8200024210 :
9788200024217
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. STANFORD-a957565
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Stanford University
Radar probing of the auroral plasma : proceedings of the EISCAT summer school, Tromsø, Norway June 5-13, 1975 / ed. by Asgeir Brekke
Radar probing of the auroral plasma : proceedings of the EISCAT summer school, Tromsø, Norway June 5-13, 1975 / ed. by Asgeir Brekke
Estensione 463 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Disciplina 551.5/14
Accesso persona Brekke, Asgeir
ISBN 8200024210 :
9788200024217
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UMICH-005983475
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: University of Michigan Ann Arbor