Table of contents for Space physics / Christopher T. Russell (University of California, Los Angeles), Janet G. Luhmann (University of California, Berkeley), Robert J. Strangeway (University of California, Los Angeles) .


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Preface; 1. Solar terrestrial physics: the evolution of a discipline; 2. The upper atmosphere and ionosphere; 3. Physics of magnetized plasmas; 4. The Sun and its atmosphere; 5. The solar wind and heliosphere; 6. Collisionless shocks; 7. Solar wind interaction with magnetized obstacles; 8. Plasma interactions with unmagnetized bodies; 9. Solar wind magnetosphere coupling; 10. The terrestrial magnetosphere; 11. The aurora; 12. Planetary magnetospheres; 13. Plasma waves; Appendix 1. Notation, vector identities, and differential operators; Appendix 2. Fundamental constants and plasma parameters of space physics; Appendix 3. Geophysical coordinate transformations; Appendix 4. Time series analysis techniques; Glossary; References; Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Astrophysics.
Outer space.
Solar wind.
Sun.
Space plasmas.
Planets.