The Equations of the Magnetosphere
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Wiley-American Geophysical Union, Hoboken, NJ, USA
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The use of equations and mathematical modelling in magnetospheric and space physics is reviewed. First, the basic equations are discussed. Then, kinetic and fluid theory are treated. The role of approximations and the applicability of the theories in practice are emphasized.
CitationGunell, H. (2021). The Equations of the Magnetosphere. (Maggiolo, R., Ed.), Magnetospheres in the Solar System, Vol. 259, 37-45, Wiley-American Geophysical Union, Hoboken, NJ, USA, DOI: 10.1002/9781119815624.ch3.