The Earth’s Electric Field, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123978831
  • ISBN-13: 9780123978837
  • DDC: 538.72
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 232 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The Earth's Electric Field provides you with an integrated and comprehensive picture of the generation of the terrestrial electric fields, their dynamics and how they couple/propagate through the medium. The Earth's Electric Field provides basic principles of terrestrial electric field related topics, but also a critical summary of electric field related observations and their significance to the various related phenomena in the atmosphere. For the first time, Kelley brings together information on this topic in a coherent way, making it easy to gain a broad overview of the critical processes in an efficient way. If you conduct research in atmospheric science, physics, atmospheric chemistry, space plasma physics, and solar terrestrial physics, you will find this book to be essential reading.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Electric Field Generation Mechanisms.
2: Atmospheric Electricity.
3: Collisionless Hydrodynamic Generators in a Planetary Atmosphere.
4: Electric Fields Generated by Solar Wind Interaction with the Magnetosphere.
5: The Earth’s Magnetosphere: A Secondary Collisionless Magnetohydrodynamic Generator.
6: Wave-Related Electric Fields.
7: Electric Field Measurement Techniques.