Title: Solar Magnetic Fields (International ...
Publication Date: 1971
Book Condition: Fine
Publisher: D Reidel Publishing Co Date of Publication: 1971 Binding: hardcover Edition: Condition: Fine + Description: Unread. "P.B.Price" stamp front paste-down page and no other marks in textbook. Navy boards, gilt letters/design. DJ shelf/edge wear. Papers in 8 sections: Instrumentation- Measurement of Magnetic Fields in the Solar Atmosphere (14 papers); The Interpretation of Magnetograph Results- The Formation of Absorption Lines in a Magnetic Field (6); Observations of Sunspot & Active Region Magnetic Fields (29); Observations of Magnetic Fields Associated with Flares & Other Transitory Phenomena (13); Theories of Small Scale Magnetic Fields (9); Optical & Radio Observations of Large Scale Magnetic Fields on the Sun (12); The Polar Fields of the Sun & the Magnetic Activity Cycle (8); Theories of Large Scale Fields & the Activity Cycle (3). Tables, b/w photos, illustrations.782pp. Bookseller Inventory # 004996
Synopsis: This symposium was held at the College de France in Paris from August 31 to Sep tember 4, 1970. The Organizing Committee consisted of V. Bumba, R. Howard (Chairman), K. O. Kiepenheuer, R. Michard, E. N. Parker, A. B. Severny, V. E. Stepanov, and T. Takakura. The Local Organizing Committee consisted of Miss G. Drouin (Secretary), R. Michard (Chairman), J. -C. Pecker, and J. Rayrole. We are indebted to the College de France for their kind hospitality. I wish to express my gratitude to members of the Organizing Committee for advice and assistance and to R. Michard and the Local Organizing Committee, who were responsible for the smooth running of the sessions, the distribution and collection of the discussion sheets, and for a delightful Wednesday afternoon excursion to Meudon. It is a pleasure to thank J. W. Evans, V. E. Stepanov, K. O. Kiepenheuer, R. G. Giovanelli, T. G. Cowling, V. Bumba, W. C. Livingston, and J. M. Wilcox who kindly served as session chairmen. I also wish to thank Miss Judy Harstine and John M. Adkins of the Hale Observatories, for invaluable assistance in editing the proceedings. This Symposium has been supported financially by the International Astronomical Union.
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