Published by means of the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 58.
The American Geophysical Union Chapman convention at the Physics of Magnetic Flux Ropes was once held on the Hamilton Princess resort, Hamilton, Bermuda on March 27–31, 1989. issues mentioned ranged from sun flux ropes, reminiscent of photospheric flux tubes, coronal loops and prominences, to flux ropes within the sunlight wind, in planetary ionospheres, on the Earth's magnetopause, within the geomagnetic tail and deep within the Earth's magnetosphere. Papers offered at that convention shape the nucleus of this booklet, however the publication is greater than only a lawsuits of the convention. we now have solicited articles from all drawn to this subject. therefore, there's a few fabric within the booklet now not mentioned on the convention. Even when it comes to papers offered on the convention, there's quite often a way more unique and rigorous presentation than was once attainable within the time allowed through the oral and poster presentations.
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