Oulu Space Physics Textbook
by Reijo Rasinkangas
Publisher: University of Oulu 2008
This is an online textbook that studies the solar wind and other plasma environments. It was aimed mainly for students of space physics. The text covers plasma physics, heliosphere, solar wind and IMF, magnetosphere, ionosphere, auroras, geomagnetic activity, cosmic rays, space weather, etc.
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