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Solar Magnetic Flux Tubes
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Abstract: Solar Magnetic Flux Tubes are magnetic field concentrations near the surface of
the sun. Because of their close relation to their much larger cousins, sun
spots, they are of great interest to researchers. Volume visualization is used
here to study the formation and collapse of the flux tubes as they evolve over
time. Solar Magnetic Flux Tubes (MFT), also called "pores", are ... View entire text
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Dataset Originator/Creator: Peter Fox (scientist), John Clyne (animator)
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Use Constraints Copyright 2002, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
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Community Data Portal, Visualization and Enabling Technologies Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
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Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24