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Heliophysics I: "Plasma physics of the local cosmos"

Heliophysics II: "Space storms and radiation: causes and effects"

Heliophysics III: "Evolving solar activity and the climates of space and Earth"


Heliophysics I: "Plasma physics of the local cosmos"

 

Chapter Title

Author

Problem Sets

1 Prologue

Carolus J. Schrijver and George L. Siscoe

Homework: Moldwin 2013
2 Introduction to heliophysics Thomas J. Bogdan Homework: Moldwin 2013
3 Creation and destruction of magnetic field Matthias Rempel

Homework: Rempel 2011

Homework: Stanley 2013

4 Magnetic field topology Dana W. Longcope  
5 Magnetic reconnection Terry G. Forbes

Homework: Forbes, 2010

Homework: Bhattacharjee, 2012

6 Structures of the magnetic field Mark B. Moldwin, George Siscoe, and Carolus J. Schrijver  
7 Turbulence in space plasmas Charles W. Smith Homework: Chandran, 2012
8 The solar atmosphere Viggo H. Hansteen

Homework: Schrijver 2013

  • Solutions included
9 Stellar winds and magnetic fields Viggo H. Hansteen

Homework: Schrijver 2013

  • Solutions included
10 Fundamentals of planetary magnetospheres Vytenis M. Vasyliunas

Homework: Vasyliunas, 2010

Homework: Dorelli, 2012

11 Solar-wind magnetosphere coupling: an MHD perspective Frank R. Toffoletto and George L. Siscoe

Homework: Shprits, 2012

Homework: Galand 2013

12 On the ionosphere and chromosphere Tim J. Fuller-Rowell and Carolus J. Schrijver

Homework: Sojka 2011

Homework: Judge, 2012

Homework: Bougher 2013

13 Comparative planetary environments Frances Bagenal

Homework: Bagenal 2011

Homework: Stanley 2014

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Heliophysics II: "Space storms and radiation: causes and effects"

 

Chapter Title

Author

Problem Sets

1 Perspective on heliophysics George L. Siscoe and Carolus J. Schrijver  
2 Introduction: space storms and radiation Sten Odenwald Homework: Moldwin 2013
3 In situ detection of energetic particles George Gloeckler Homework: Klumpar 2010
4 Radiative signatures of energetic particles Tim Bastian Homework: Bastian 2010
5 Observations of solar and stellar eruptions, flares, and jets Hugh Hudson

Homework: Forbes 2013

6 Models of coronal mass ejections and flares Terry Forbes

Homework: Forbes 2013

7 Shocks in heliophysics Merav Opher

Homework: Opher 2010

Homework: Longcope, 2012

Homework: Burgess 2013

8 Particle acceleration in shocks Dietmar Krauss-Varban

Homework: Lee 2010

Homework: Burgess 2013

9 Energetic particle transport Joe Giacalone

Homework: Jokipii 2009

10 Energy conversion in planetary magnetospheres Vytenis Vasyliunas

Homework: Donovan, 2012

Homework: Forbes 2013

11 Energization of trapped particles Janet Green

Homework: Liemohn 2010

Homework: Giacalone 2013

12 Flares, CMEs, and atmospheric responses Timothy Fuller-Rowell and Stanley C. Solomon Homework: Bougher 2013
13 Energetic particles and manned spaceflight Stephen Guetersloh and Neal Zapp  
14 Energetic particles and technology Alan Tribble  
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Heliophysics III: "Evolving solar activity and the climates of space and Earth"

 

Chapter Title

Author

Problem Sets

1 Interconnectedness in heliophysics Carolus J. Schrijver and George L. Siscoe Homework: Moldwin 2013
2 Long-term evolution of magnetic activity of Sun-like stars Carolus J. Schrijver

Homework: Schrijver 2013

  • Solutions included
3 Formation and early evolution of stars and protoplanetary disks Lee W. Hartmann

Homework: Jokipii 2009

4 Planetary habitability on astronomical time scales Donald E. Brownlee Homework: Bagenal 2011
5 Solar internal flows and dynamo action Mark S. Miesch

Homework: Miesch 2011

Homework: Stanley 2013

6 Modeling solar and stellar dynamos Paul Charbonneau Homework: Stanley 2013
7 Planetary fields and dynamos Ulrich R. Christensen

Homework: Stanley 2013

Homework: Stanley 2014

8 The structure and evolution of the three-dimensional solar wind John T. Gosling

Homework: Jokipii 2011

Homework: Kasper, 2012

Homework: Schrijver 2013

  • Solutions included
9 The heliosphere and cosmic rays J. R. Jokipii  
10 Solar spectral irradiance: measurements and models Judith L. Lean and Thomas N. Woods

Homework: Schrijver 2013

  • Solutions included
11 Astrophysical influences on planetary climate systems Jurg Beer  
12 Assessing the Sun–climate relationship in paleoclimate records Thomas J. Crowley  
13 Ionospheres of the terrestrial planets Stanley C. Solomon Homework: Bougher 2013
14 Long-term evolution of the geospace climate Jan J. Sojka Homework: Bougher 2013
15 Waves and transport processes in atmospheres and oceans Richard L. Walterscheid  
16 Solar variability, climate, and atmospheric photochemistry Guy P. Brasseur,Daniel Marsch, and Huke Schmidt  
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