The Scientific Satellite Programme during the International Magnetospheric Study [E-Book] : Proceedings of the 10th ESLAB Symposium, Held at Vienna, Austria, 10–13 June 1975 / edited by K. Knott, B. Battrick.
Battrick, B., (editor)
Knott, K., (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1976
XVI, 464 p. online resource.
Astrophysics and Space Science Library, A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Reviews ; 57
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Opening Session
  • A Summary Status Report on the International Magnetospheric Study
  • The IMS Satellite Programme: Scientific Objectives
  • 2. IMS Satellites: Orbits and Scientific Potential
  • Identification of Satellites Possibly Active during the IMS and their Orbital Configurations
  • Agreed Plans for Geos Payload Operation and Orbital Manoeuvres
  • Present Status of ISEE (A and B) Mission
  • The ISEE-C Mission and the IMS
  • Diagnosis of Spatial Plasmas with a Relaxation Sounder
  • 3. Quasistatic Magnetospheric Phenomena and Particles
  • Magnetospheric DC Electric Fields: Present Knowledge and Outstanding Problems to be Solved during the IMS
  • Magnetospheric Convection Induced by Interplanetary Magnetic-Field Variations
  • Magnetopause Position and the Reconnection Problem
  • New Theoretical Aspects of the Shape of the Magnetospheric Boundary
  • Low-Energy Heavy-Ion Observations on the IMP 7 Satellite
  • Low-Energy-Proton Regime in the Geomagnetic Tail at Lunar Distance
  • Solar Phenomena, Weather and Climate
  • 4. Particles and Magnetospheric Instabilities
  • Multisatellite Observations of Solar Protons Penetrating the Magnetopause
  • Trapped Particles and Waves, and What can be Learned from Multisatellite Experiments
  • Magnetospheric Dynamics and Wave-Particle Interactions
  • Mode Coupling of Cerenkov Radiation as a Source of Noise Above the Plasma Frequency
  • Propagation Characteristics of Electromagnetic Waves in the Magnetosphere
  • VLF Electrostatic Waves in the Magnetospheres of the Earth and Jupiter
  • 5. Substorms and Conjugated Phenomena
  • Substorm Phenomena and the Uniqueness of the Geostationary Orbit for Observation of Dynamic Processes in the Magnetosphere
  • Substorm Observations of Magnetic Perturbations and ULF Waves at Synchronous Orbit by ATS-1 and ATS-6
  • Summary of the La Jolla Conference on Quantitative Magnetospheric Models
  • Influence of Magnetospheric Parameters on Geosynchronous Field Characteristics, Last Closed Field Lines and Dayside Neutral Points
  • Proposed Ba+ Ion-Tracer Conjugacy and Related Studies Using the Geos Satellite
  • 6. Near-Earth Experiments Related to the IMS Satellite Programmes
  • Local Acceleration of Auroral Electrons
  • Support of Satellite Missions by High-Latitude Rocket Campaigns
  • The Roles of Networks of VLF Direction-Finding Receivers during the IMS
  • Availability and Distribution of Geos Data during the IMS
  • Method, Content and Format of ISEE Data Distribution
  • Index of Authors.