Cosmic Rays in the Heliosphere

Volume Resulting from an ISSI Workshop 17–20 September 1996 and 10–14 March 1997, Bern, Switzerland

  • L. A. Fisk
  • J. R. Jokipii
  • G. M. Simnett
  • R. von Steiger
  • K.-P. Wenzel

Part of the Space Sciences Series of ISSI book series (SSSI, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. L. A. Fisk, J. R. Jokipii, G. M. Simnett, K.-P. Wenzel
      Pages 1-4
  3. Introductory Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Frank B. McDonald
      Pages 33-50
    3. A. C. Cummings, E. C. Stone
      Pages 51-62
    4. Paul Evenson
      Pages 63-73
    5. S. T. Suess, J. L. Phillips, D. J. McComas, B. E. Goldstein, M. Neugebauer, S. Nerney
      Pages 75-86
    6. A. J. Lazarus, J. W. Belcher, K. I. Paularena, J. D. Richardson
      Pages 87-92
    7. J. R. Jokipii, J. Giacalone
      Pages 123-136
    8. József Kóta, J. R. Jokipii
      Pages 137-145
  4. Working Group Reports

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. L. A. Fisk, K.-P. Wenzel, A. Balogh, R. A. Burger, A. C. Cummings, P. Evenson et al.
      Pages 179-214
    3. G. M. Simnett, H. Kunow, E. Flückiger, B. Heber, T. Horbury, J. Kóta et al.
      Pages 215-258

About this book

Introduction

In every scientific discipline there are milestones - periods of significant accom­ plishment when it is appropriate to pause and summarize the state of the field. Such is the case for the study of the behavior of cosmic rays in the heliosphere. We are just passing through solar minimum conditions, when the heliosphere has a well-ordered and relatively simple configuration. We have been fortunate to have an array of spacecraft - unprecedented in the history of space exploration and unlikely to be repeated for generations - to provide comprehensive measurements of cosmic rays throughout the heliosphere. Ulysses has completed its historic first exploration of the heliosphere at high heliographic latitudes. Pioneer and Voyager have been exploring the outer heliosphere. The durable IMP-8 and now the WIND spacecraft have provided detailed baseline measurements at Earth. Concurrently, there has been a steady improvement in theoretical understanding of cosmic ray behavior through the use of ever more sophisticated numerical models. This milestone in cosmic ray studies was celebrated with a Workshop on Cos­ mic Rays in the Heliosphere which was convened by L. A. Fisk, J. R. Jokipii.

Keywords

Heliosphere Solar wind cosmic ray plasma physics solar space physics

Editors and affiliations

  • L. A. Fisk
    • 1
  • J. R. Jokipii
    • 2
  • G. M. Simnett
    • 3
  • R. von Steiger
    • 4
  • K.-P. Wenzel
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Space SciencesUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Lunar and Planetary LaboratoryUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA
  3. 3.School of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of BirminghamUK
  4. 4.International Space Science InstituteBernSwitzerland
  5. 5.Space Science Department of ESAESTECNoordwijkThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-1189-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5032-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-1189-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1385-7525
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