Microscopic processes in space plasmas and their role in macroscale phenomena
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Microscopic processes in space plasmas and their role in macroscale phenomena proceedings of the D0.2 Symposium of COSPAR Scientific Commission D which was held during the thirty-second COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Nagoya, Japan, 12-19 July, 1998 by COSPAR. Scientific Commission D. D0.2 Symposium

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Published by Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Magnetohydrodynamics -- Congresses.,
  • Magnetosphere -- Congresses.,
  • Solar magnetic fields -- Congresses.,
  • Space plasmas -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by H. Matsumoto and Y. Omura.
SeriesAdvances in space research -- v. 24, no. 1
ContributionsMatsumoto, H. 1942-, Omura, Y. 1957-, COSPAR. Scientific Assembly, COSPAR. Scientific Commission D.
LC ClassificationsQC809.P5 C68 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18753791M

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