By Andreas Keiling,Eric Donovan,Fran Bagenal,Tomas Karlsson

released via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 197.

Many of the main uncomplicated features of the aurora stay unexplained. whereas long ago terrestrial and planetary auroras were principally handled in separate books, Auroral Phenomenology and Magnetospheric approaches: Earth and different Planets takes a holistic process, treating the aurora as a basic technique and discussing the phenomenology, physics, and courting with the respective planetary magnetospheres in a single quantity. whereas there are a few behaviors universal in auroras of different planets, there also are outstanding variations that try our easy figuring out of auroral methods. the target, upon which this monograph is concentrated, is to attach our wisdom of auroral morphology to the actual techniques within the magnetosphere that strength and constitution discrete and diffuse auroras. realizing this connection will bring about a extra whole clarification of the aurora and in addition additional the aim of having the ability to interpret the worldwide auroral distributions as a dynamic map of the magnetosphere. the amount synthesizes 5 significant components: auroral phenomenology, aurora and ionospheric electrodynamics, discrete auroral acceleration, aurora and magnetospheric dynamics, and comparative planetary aurora. protecting the new advances in observations, simulation, and idea, this publication will serve a vast neighborhood of scientists, together with graduate scholars, learning auroras at Mars, Earth, Saturn, and Jupiter. Projected past our sun procedure, it could actually even be of curiosity for astronomers who're searching for aurora-active exoplanets.

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