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The origin and dynamics of solar magnetism

Thompson, M.J., Balogh, A., Culhane, J.L., Nordlund, A., Solanki, S.K. and Zahn, J.P., eds. (2009) The origin and dynamics of solar magnetism. Space Sciences Series of ISSI, 32 . Springer New York , New York , (430pp). ISBN 978-1-4419-0238-2

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Abstract

The articles collected in this volume present all aspects of solar magnetism: from its origin in the solar dynamo to its evolution and dynamics that create the variability of solar phenomena, its well-known 11-year activity cycle that leads to the ever-changing pattern of sunspots and active regions on the Sun.

Several contributions deal with the solar dynamo, the driver of many solar phenomena. Other contributions treat the transport and emergence of the magnetic flux through the outer layers of the Sun. The coupling of magnetic fields from the surface to the solar corona and beyond is also described, together with current studies on the predictability of solar activity.

This book is aimed at researchers and graduate students working in solar physics and space science. It provides a full review of our current understanding of solar magnetism by the foremost experts in the field.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: dynamics solar cycle; dynamics solar magnetic fields; flux transport solar dynamos; helioseismology sunspots; magnetic flux emergence; origin solar magnetism; solar activity; solar activity prediction; solar dynamo; solar magnetism; sunspots magnetic fields
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Mathematics and Statistics (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mrs Megan Hobbs
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2010 10:21
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2010 10:21
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0239-9
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer New York
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/10691

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