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Magnetospheric Imaging. Understanding the Space Environment through Global Measurements

  • Book
  • December 2021
  • Region: Global
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5342308

Magnetospheric Imaging: Understanding the Space Environment through Global Measurements is a state-of-the-art resource on new and advanced techniques and technologies used in measuring and examining the space environment on a global scale. Chapters detail this emergent field by exploring optical imaging, ultraviolet imaging, energetic neutral atom imaging, X-ray imaging, radio frequency imaging, and magnetic field imaging. Each technique is clearly described, with details about the technologies involved, how they work, and both their opportunities and limitations. Magnetospheric imaging is still a relatively young capability in magnetospheric research, hence this book is an ideal resource on this burgeoning field of study.

This book is a comprehensive resource for understanding where the field stands, as well as providing a stepping stone for continued advancement of the field, from developing new techniques, to applying techniques on other planetary bodies.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Ground-based all-sky imaging techniques for auroral observations and space weather research

Syau-Yun Hsieh, Kan Liou and Frank Morgan

CHAPTER 2 Energetic neutral atom imaging of the terrestrial

global magnetosphere

Pontus C. Brandt, Romina Nikoukar, Robert DeMajistre,

Robert C. Allen, Donald G. Mitchell, Edmond C. Roelof,

Malamati Gkioulidou and Charles W. Parker

CHAPTER 3 Making the invisible visible: X-ray imaging

K.D. Kuntz, E. Atz, M.R. Collier, Y. Collado-Vega,

H.K. Connor, F.S. Porter, D.G. Sibeck and B.M. Walsh

CHAPTER 4 Radio-frequency imaging techniques for ionospheric,

magnetospheric, and planetary studies

Shing F. Fung, Robert F. Benson, Ivan A. Galkin,

James L. Green, Bodo W. Reinisch, Paul Song and

Vikas Sonwalkar

CHAPTER 5 Magnetospheric imaging via ground-based

optical instruments

Gerard Fasel, John Mann and Fred Sigernes

CHAPTER 6 The future of plasmaspheric extreme ultraviolet

(EUV) imaging

J. Goldstein, D.L. Gallagher, B.R. Sandel, M. Davis,

P. Molyneux, T. Veach, G. Fletcher, E. Gullikson,

D. Windt, D.D. Allred and R.S. Turley

CHAPTER 7 Imaging the magnetosphere-ionosphere system

with ground-based and in-situ magnetometers

Kyle R. Murphy, Sarah N. Bentley, David M. Miles,

Jasmine K. Sandhu and Andy W. Smith

CHAPTER 8 Imaging the plasma sheet from ionospheric

observations

Simon Wing and Jay R. Johnson

CHAPTER 9 Imaging Earth's magnetospheric transient and

background synchrotron emission with lunar

near side radio arrays

Alexander M. Hegedus

Authors

Yaireska M Collado-Vega Scientist and Director, Moon to Mars Space Weather Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, MD, USA. Yaireska Collado-Vega is a scientist and the director of the Moon to Mars Space Weather Office. The Moon to Mars Space Weather Office (M2M) was established to support NASA's Space Radiation Analysis Group (SRAG) with human space exploration activities by providing expert based analysis of the space radiation environment. The office also supports NASA robotic missions by providing space weather notifications and anomaly assessments. Other parts of her research interest involve identifying Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability boundary waves and Flux Transfer Events at the Earth's magnetopause boundary. She is also part of the development of a Soft X-Ray Magnetosphere Imager inter-divisional team at NASA GSFC. She has worked for NASA for 17 years. Dennis Gallagher NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, USA. Dennis Gallagher has worked for NASA since 1984. He has worked in a variety of areas including the study of low frequency plasma waves, including ion acoustic waves, terrestrial micropulsations, wave-packet bursts upstream of the Jovian bow shock, and dust impacts during transit of the Saturnian ring plane. His primary work has involved the study of cold plasma transport, modeling, and imaging. Harald Frey Research Physicist, Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California Berkeley, USA. Harald Frey is a Research Physicist at Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory. His research interests in space physics concentrate on the connection between the outer magnetosphere and the ionosphere of Earth established by plasma processes in the upper atmosphere and ionosphere. This includes observations of aurora and airglow, as well as the combination of satellite and ground data and investigating the dynamics and creation of auroral arcs. Simon Wing Principal Staff Physicist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory; Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Maryland University College, MD, USA. Simon Wing has more than 20 years' experience in space physics and space weather. He has authored and co-authored over 100 papers and over 300 talks, and developed the Wing Kp Model that runs at several space weather centers around the world. He also developed a technique for imaging plasma sheet ion properties from ionospheric observations. He is currently a Principal Staff Physicist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.